What if you went to work. And you got raped (in your office — at your desk). And your boss was like this ... "shhhhhhhhhhhhhh" For way too many people in the military, it's not a joke. It's not a funny GIF. It's a real experience that they actually lived, like former Navy Lt. Paula Coughlin in this video.
- Half of all assault victims in the military are men.
- Women are more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire in Iraq.
- Even though Tailhook happened in 1991, in 2012 there were 3,374 sexual assaults reported, and they estimate approximately 26,000 actually took place. ZERO were prosecuted.