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Women in Combat Units: Could it Reduce Sexual Assault in the Military?

Anna Mulrine reports for Christian Science Monitor on Protect Our Defenders Advocacy Board Member Colleen Bushnell:

“That’s an abuse of authority, that’s a fundamental breakdown in the culture – it’s about translating the core values of the military into the actions of leadership,” adds Ms. Bushnell, now a member on the advocacy board of Protect Our Defenders, an advocacy group for victims of sexual assault. “This is a serious problem that cannot be fixed with one solution. There will be many solutions, and it may take many years for the culture to transform to where we would like it to be.”

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