9 December, 2019

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Next Steps On US Military Sexual Assaults

In the last big health survey of active-duty American military personnel, conducted in 2011 and released last week, one in five female service members said they had been subjected to unwanted sexual contact since joining the military. That shocking statistic squares with other alarming indicators of the military’s pervasive culture of sexual misconduct. It also underscores the urgent need to change that culture.

The Defense Department estimated last year that as many as 19,000 service members are sexually assaulted annually, the editorial says.

Read The New York Times Editorial here By 

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    Would it be that you are missing the islamic sharia law! try it women will have a more dignified life. not forgetting the men who are abused by men. i think that report if published would create shock waves.

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      We are sorry, the comment language is English – CT

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    Dear Mohamed, If you mean that in order to let our women have a dignified life we have to cover them in black cloth with a hole for their eyes and deny them the right to education I don’t think you have the right idea.

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