23% of Female Troops Suffer Sex Assaults in War Zones

And about half report sex harassment, survey finds

By Matt Cantor,  Newser Staff

Posted Dec 27, 2012 6:09 AM CST | Updated Dec 27, 2012 7:46 AM CST

(Newser) – Nearly half of US women deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan say they've suffered sexual harassment, and almost a quarter say they've been sexually assaulted, a Department of Veterans Affairs study finds. But far less than that gets reported: Just 115 assaults were reported...   Read full story »


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