Sexual assault: A persistant problem in the military, as estimated prevalence increased across the force in FY18.

By | Culture, Military

The Department of Defense strives to advance a military culture free from sexual assault. For over a decade, the Department has made considerable investments in policies and actions to prevent and respond to sexual assaults through its Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program. Each year, the Department assesses these efforts. Key data and actionsfor Fiscal Year 2018 include the following:
Estimated prevalence of sexual assault for active duty women increased, but remained unchanged for men.

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