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New measures to tackle US military sex abuse

Both Republicans and Democrats back legislation that aims to address rampant sexual abuse.

Last Modified: 17 May 2013 02:33
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A US army officer who led a sexual assault prevention office has lost his job as police investigate allegations he harassed his former wife.

It is the latest in a series of sexual abuse allegations against military staff.

In a rare show of unity, both the Republicans and the Democrats have backed legislation that aims at making sexual abuse in the military a thing of the past.

Al Jazeera's Rosiland Jordan reports from Washington.

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