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  • General Material
April 2012

Rape, Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment in the Military: The Quick Facts

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This 2-page fact sheet includes information about the incidence of MST, its emotional and financial costs, and other valuable information highlighting the devastating effects of this problem.
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  • General Material
July 2011

House Refuses to Vote on Abortion Coverage for Military Rape Victims

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This article discusses actions by the House Committee on Rules to block a vote and debate on changing legislation that prevents service women who experience pregnancy as a result of rape to receive a federally funded abortion. This option is available to civilian women who experience rape, abuse, or incest.
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  • General Material
June 2011

VA Health Care: Actions Needed to Prevent Sexual Assaults and Other Safety Incidents

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This report evaluates and outlines actions needed for improvement in prevention sexual violence and other safety concerns within VA healthcare settings.
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  • General Material
June 2011

Military Justice: Oversight and Better Collaboration Needed for Sexual Assault Investigations and Adjudications

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This report to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel, Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives outlines needed structural changes to the process of investigating and carrying out legal proceedings for sexual assault cases.
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  • General Material
May 2011

Military Rape: Rampant, Ignored

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This article discusses the experiences of two women who were assaulted while serving and their decision to file a lawsuit against Former Defense Secretaries for failing to adequately address sexual assault within the military.
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  • General Material
May 2011

Eighth Army forms sexual assault prevention task force

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This article discusses efforts of the Eighth Army, positioned on the Korean Peninsula, to prevent sexual assault. The leader of the task force discusses the importance of this issue to the army, and that sexual violence stands in opposition to Army values and the Warrior Ethos.
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  • General Material
May 2011

What is Military Sexual Trauma?

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This article offers information to MST survivors with the intent of providing them with resources to assist them in their recovery. It was also written for partners, friends, or family members of MST survivors.
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  • General Material
April 2011

Unseen foe for troops: sexual assault in US military

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This article discusses the experiences of several women who were sexually assaulted while serving overseas. These women's experiences highlight the shortcomings of military SARCs (Sexual Assault Response Coordinators) and policy issues that discourage reporting and decrease support for survivors.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
April 2011

Domestic Violence and the Military Services: Analyzing Acts of Violence

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This presentation suggests an approach to analyzing acts of violence committed by service members to determine the most appropriate intervention while also ensuring the safety and well being of family members.
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  • General Material
April 2011

Ex-city woman joins suit vs. military, says she was raped

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This news report discusses one servicewoman's experience of sexual assault while serving overseas and her decision to join a class action lawsuit against the government for failing to protect women and men who experience sexual assault in the military.
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  • General Material
April 2011

Lawmakers propose new protections for military sexual assault victims

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This article discusses the proposed legislation sponsored by Representatives Mike Turner, R-Ohio, and Niki Tsongas, D-Massachusetts. This legislation would provide for the rights and privileges of military personnel impacted by sexual violence while serving, including rights to confidentiality, services, and legal access.
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  • General Material
April 2011

The Military's Secret Shame

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This article discusses the prevalence of male soldiers assaulted while serving in the military. It also addresses the increasing number of soldiers diagnosed with Military Sexual Trauma and the rising number of reports of sexual violence in light of recent survey findings.