Monday, June 24, 2013

The Forgotten Victims Of Military Sexual Assault

  

\A scrapbook made by Gregory Helle, who says he was raped by another soldier in Vietnam.

But in a debate that has focused largely on women, this fact is often overlooked: the majority of service members who are sexually assaulted each year are men. 

In its latest report on sexual assault, the Pentagon estimated that 26,000 service members experienced unwanted sexual contact in 2012, up from 19,000 in 2010. Of those cases, the Pentagon says, 53 percent involved attacks on men, mostly by other men.
  

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