Rape in the British military: women speak out | The Economist

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Almost two-thirds of women in the British armed forces have experienced sexual harassment, bullying or discrimination, yet few report their experience because of a culture of fear and impunity. What creates this culture, and how can it be addressed?

00:00 – Sexual harrassment in the British armed forces
01:17 – A culture of sexual harrassment
05:03 – Harassment can lead to serious assault
06:59 – Why women are often silenced by the military
10:30 – Should the armed forces investigate itself?
13:21 – The devastating effects of sexual assault
14:55 – Is enough progress being made?

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