High profile incidents of violence against women in the military, ..
We Must Change the Culture of Violence Against Women in the Military
Violence Against Women in the Military. Martin Donohoe. Outline. Definitions History Data Characteristics of abuse victims/perpetrators Consequences of abuse (including PTSD) Recent developments (DOD Review, Iraq/Afghanistan, available programs) Advice for female armed services members
Reducing Violence Against Women in the Military
America’s invasions abroad also validated violence within the US military itself. An estimated 19,000 women soldiers were in 2011; and an unknown number have been by fellow soldiers who were, in many cases, their husbands or boyfriends. A great deal of violence against women in the military, from rape to murder, has been documented, only to be casually by the chain of command.