#370 Why Can't the Military Stop Sexual Assault?
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#370 Why Can’t the Military Stop Sexual Assault?
The Canadian Armed Forces has known that they have a problem with sexual misconduct for over two decades. Why can't they figure out how to stop it?

In 1998, several women came forward to Maclean’s magazine about their experiences being raped or sexually harassed in the military. Many years and many victims later, there was finally an investigation which lead to the creation of Operation Honour, which was supposed to address problem.But it didnt.Now many members of the Canadian military have come forward yet again, and the government has pledged to do another investigation. Reporter Cherise Seucharan looks into why this has been such a problem, and if it will be different this time.

A warning for listeners: this episode contains detailed descriptions of sexual assault.

This episode is supported by Kilne, Squarespace, and Article.

May 17, 2021
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