07 Jan '18, 3pm

Veterans' Group Calls on Troops to Own the 'Me Too' Movement

On Monday, the Service Women's Action Network plans to hold a demonstration outside the Pentagon that aims to bring the "#MeToo" sexual assault awareness movement home to the military. It's unclear whether any active-duty service members will be in attendance. Since October, when the #MeToo hashtag gained viral intensity on Twitter and Harvey Weinstein became the first of a herd of powerful men to lose positions and prestige over sexual assault accusations, a new wave of awareness has swept the country. But the military, which has been addressing the realities of sexual assault in the ranks for years, has been largely absent from the movement. Military officials say this is because the Defense Department has its own longstanding efforts underway to educate about sexual assault and prevent it. But some veterans and critics say that, despite policy, training, and initiatives...

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