WASHINGTON DC – The most hi-tech military in the world is facing moral degradation as sexual assault has increased up to eight per cent in US military, PakistanTribe learnt international media reports.
Sexual assault is increasing in US military, international media reports revealed. Every year the figure of victims is increasing and more alarming situation is that victims cannot report against their assault and face threats.
Sources reveled that 5,983 cases were reported about sexual assault in US military in current year. Victims also told that they were harassed for reporting about rape.
A senior US Officer from Pentagon said that “The rise in the number of cases that were actually reported was encouraging, showing that more people were willing to come forward.” But other face is also horrible that 62% female victims said that they face threats for reporting assaults which is also alarming situation for Pentagon.
US Military official also said that it will take time to overcome the situation completely but encouraging point is that due to crack down operation of last three years now victims report against sexual assault.
Of the 19,000 total victims who said they had been insisted for sexual contact, about 10,500 were men and 8,500 women.
Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand – a prominent campaigner for victims of sexual assault – said that ” The fact that the rate of retaliation had not fallen should be “a screaming red flag to everyone”.
Sexual assault is alarmingly increasing in the U.S. military and more than half of the victims are men. According to the Pentagon, thirty eight military men are sexually assaulted every single day. The culprits almost always go free because the victims s rarely speak and no one in the military or Congress has done enough to stop it.
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