Sexual Violence in the U.S. Armed Forces

Sexual violence in the United States Armed Forces has become a major problem. Numerous studies and public scandals have highlighted incidents of rape and sexual harassment, which have often gone unpunished.

Women who report sexual harassment and rape claim that they are often ignored or marginalized by their commanders.

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NPR reports on the culture of impunity for rapists in the U.S. military.

Students and scholars working on gender and violence issues and on women and warfare will be interested in this report and related stories.

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