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The Pentagon just launched a sweeping anti-harassment policy for the military

Protect Our Defenders was featured in Vice News:

The military has faced a series of harassment scandals in recent years, from Parris Island to Marines United. The data tells a similarly dire story. One in four women and one in five men experienced “severe and persistent sexual harassment or gender discrimination” in 2016, according to the non-governmental organization Protect our Defenders. Nearly 15,000 service members were sexually assaulted that same year, according to DOD data.

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