The defense spending bill passed by the House of Representatives Wednesday includes $1 million for the Pentagon to hire “gender advisors.”

An amendment sponsored by Democrats passed by voice vote to give women “a seat at the table” during diplomatic negotiations.

“When women’s voices are heard, they can be catalysts for change—especially when it comes to peace,” said Rep. Lois Frankel (D., Fla.), after her amendment was included in the defense spending bill.

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