Sexual trauma in the Canadian Forces is similar to childhood sexual abuse because of the violation of trust and camaraderie that is key to military life, according to a briefing provided to senior defence officials. Victims of sexual misconduct in the ranks are typically young, and within the militaryContinue Reading These findings show that military sexual assault is not a male-and-female problem, as Trump says, or that it should be expected as long as women serve in the military, as Lauer suggests. Their statements indicate a fundamental misunderstanding of sexual assault. Rape and sexual assaults are crimes of violence,Continue Reading “The moment a man enlists in the United States armed forces, his chances of being sexually assaulted increase by a factor of ten,” wrote Nathaniel Penn in a GQ report on the growing epidemic of rape in the military. “Women, of course, are much more likely to be victimsContinue Reading