Posts tagged as victim advocate

Commanders shouldn’t be part of sexual assault process, victim advocates say

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Victim advocates and Democratic members of a House panel argued Tuesday that military commanders remain one of the biggest obstacles to combating sexual assault in the services. Despite incremental changes to the law and ramped-up focus, the military remains plagued with sexual misconduct allegations, and improvements remain elusive, according to lawmakers, survivors and advocates. “Incremental solutions are not good enough. Something here is fundamentally broken and we need to act,…