GBA+ Resources and Publications

The GBA+ Team have compiled a variety of extremely helpful and insightful resources for those looking to further understand GBA+ and how to apply it to your work - whether it be research or policy.

DSFG Tools & Resources

M. Eichler, Y. Bouka, V. Brown, N. Compaoré, T. George, A. Lane, L. Spanner, and V. Tait, "GBA+ Toolkit", GBA+ Team of the Defence & Security Foresight Group (DSFG), 2020. Toolkit available here (PDF)

DSFG GBA+ Team, "What is GBA+", 2020. What is GBA+ available here (PDF)


M. Eichler, “Sex and Gender Tools for CIMVHR Researchers,” Virtual Symposium Series, Canadian Institute for Military and Veterans Health Research, October 8, 2020 (virtual), Available at

M. Eichler and A. Chisholm, “Women, Peace and (Private) Security,” Gains, Gaps & Goals: Reflections on Canada’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security, edited by K. Leclerc, B. Woroniuk, C. Wählen, March 2021, pp. 23-25. Available at

M. Eichler and K. Breeck, Op-Ed, “Canada’s Problematic Military Culture Warrants an Oversight Agency,” Policy Options, March 12, 2021.

M. Eichler and M.-C. Gagnon, Op-Ed, “Only a Fundamental Culture Change Will Address Military Sexual Misconduct: Long-term Independent Oversight and Accountability is Required to Ensure the Well-being of All Women and Men Serving in the Canadian Military, Policy Options, February 26, 2021.

M. Eichler, “Administrative Tribunals and the Issue of Equity: Military Sexual Assault Survivors at the Veterans Review and Appeal Board,” Canadian Public Administration/Administration publique 64, no. 2 (2021). doi:

M. Eichler, L. Spanner, L. Tam-Seto, K. Smith-Evans, Literature Review on “Military to Civilian Transition: The Importance of GBA+ for the Canadian Armed Forces”: Task 50 Report. Submitted to the Canadian Armed Forces Transition Group. August 28, 2020, pp. 196. *This report was published by Defence Research and Development Canada inJune 2021 as Contract Report DRDC-RDDC-2021-C132.

M. Eichler, guest editor “Gender and the Canadian Armed Forces,” special issue of Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture & Social Justice 14, no. 2 (Fall 2020).

M. Eichler,“Gender and the Canadian Armed Forces: Does Change Mean Feminist Progress?”, editorial for special issue of Atlantis: Critical Studies in Gender, Culture & Social Justice 41, no. 2 (Fall): 3-8, 2020.

M. Eichler, guest editor, “Exploring Sex, Gender and Intersectionality in the Health and Well-being of Military Members, Veterans and their Families,” special issue of Journal of Military, Veteran and Family Health, 7, no. s1(Fall 2021).

M. Eichler, “Guest Editorial: Seeing Sex, Gender, and Intersectionality in Military, Veteran, and Family Health Research,” Journal of Military, Veteran and Family Health, 7, no. s1(2021).