[QODLink]
Americas

Military rape survivors urge accountability

Survivors of military sexual assault say Congress must do more to hold the Pentagon accountable.

Last updated: 03 Aug 2012 03:57
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

The US military is trying to deal with a growing rape scandal at a base that trains all new members of the Air
Force.

But, survivors of military sexual assault say it is time for Congress to do more to hold the Pentagon accountable.

Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports from Capitol Hill.

53

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Topics in this article
Organisation
Featured on Al Jazeera
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
Featured
Women's rights activists are demanding change after Hanna Lalango, 16, was gang-raped on a bus and left for dead.
Buried in Sweden's northern forest, Sorsele has welcomed many unaccompanied kids who help stabilise a town exodus.
A look at the changing face of North Korea, three years after the death of 'Dear Leader'.
While some fear a Muslim backlash after café killings, solidarity instead appears to be the order of the day.
Victims spared by the deadly disease are reporting blindness and other unexpected post-Ebola health issues.