Author/Organization: Military Times
Any service member can repeat back what they’ve learned about preventing sexual assault in required training, but a study released by the Defense Department on Thursday shows that the military still has a long way to go when it comes to stamping out not only assaults, but the toxic and harassing command cultures that set the stage for sexual violence.
The study was part of a congressionally mandated yearly report from the Pentagon. The study involved conducting focus groups to get the force’s feedback on the existing sexual assault prevention efforts to determine what’s working and what isn’t.
Resource Type: Article
Topics: advocacy, bystander, community educators, laws & policies, male survivors, masculinity/men & boys, mental health providers, military, perpetrators, prevention, sexual harassment, sexual-violence, survivor-support
Date Resource Added: May 17, 2022