Sunday, February 17, 2013

Marine survey: men singled out fear of false sexual assault claims; women did not single out fear of sexual assault

A survey of Marines showed that male and female Marines had differing concerns over sexual integration of combat forces.

Among other things, men said they feared false allegations of sexual harassment or assault.

Female respondents specifically mentioned concerns relating to personal hygiene, acceptance, and physical abilities, the survey found. They were not single out fear of sexual assault.