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Military Sexual Assault Reporting Up & That’s Actually Good News


“The number of sexual assaults reported by military service members rose again this year, with an increase of 8 percent, officials told The Associated Press.

Details set for release Thursday and a new anonymous survey suggests victims are becoming far more willing to file complaints than in years past, they said.

The officials said there were nearly 6,000 victims of reported assaults in 2014, compared with just over 5,500 last year. The Pentagon changed its method of accounting for the assaults this year, and now each victim counts for one report.”* The Young Turks hosts Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian break it down.

*Read more here:
https://www.yahoo.com/health/military-sexual-assault-reports-rose-in-2014-104327957747.html

 

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