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Sexual Assaults Spike In U.S. Military

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Published on May 2, 2019 - Duration: 00:33s

Sexual Assaults Spike In U.S. Military

According to Reuters, The U.S. Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a survey two years earlier, data that critics say laid bare broken Pentagon promises of a crackdown.

The Pentagon said there were 6,053 reports of sexual assaults last year, according to an anonymous, bi-annual survey.

It is a record number and the highest since the U.S.

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