The Battle Within: Sexual Violence in the US Military–a Photo Gallery

Posted on August 26, 2014

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‘We lost our jobs for reporting being raped’: Haunting photo essay depicts the suffering of women who were victims of sexual violence in the U.S. military

  • The Battle Within: Sexual Violence In America’s Military is a photo essay by Pulitzer Prize finalist photographer Mary Calvert
  • An estimated 26,000 rapes and sexual assaults took place in the armed forces last year
  • Only one in seven victims reported their attacks, and only one in 10 of those cases went to trial
  • Most victims are forced out of the military after reporting the attacks and suffering from Military Sexual Trauma (MST)

Please read more and view the photo gallery of the traumatized victims: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2733404/We-lost-jobs-reporting-raped-Haunting-photo-essay-depicts-suffering-lives-women-victims-sexual-violence-U-S-military.html#ixzz3BZMNlByk

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