Posted by on January 2, 2019 6:26 pm
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Two-thirds of women in the U.S. military say they have been sexually harassed or assaulted in the service, according to a new poll—a far higher number than reported in previous surveys.

The results underscore the depth of a problem that the Pentagon has been promising to solve for years.

The poll of more than 1,000 service members—conducted by Smithsonian magazine in conjunction with Stars and Stripes and the Schar School at George Mason University— found that 68 percent of women said they had experienced gender discrimination in the military. Sixty-six percent said they had experienced sexual harassment or assault.

Read more at The Daily Beast.