You are here: > Resources > Female veterans report more sexual,...

Female veterans report more sexual, mental trauma

Date: March 19, 2008
Authors: Randi Kaye and Ismael Estrada
QUOTE: Christensen says that she was sexually harassed by a superior while serving in Iraq and that the harassment added to the pressure created by just being in a war zone...The VA diagnosed 60,000 veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. Of those, 22 percent of women suffered from "military sexual trauma," which includes sexual harassment or assault, compared with 1 percent of men.

Article MetaInformation:

Key People:
Key Organizations:
Subject & Geographic Categories:


*User comments are posted without LLC's prior review or approval, and LLC takes no responsibility for them; please see our Conditions of Service Agreement.