Victims of military sexual trauma turned away from

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Canada’s veterans ombudsman says a recent investigation by her office has found victims of military sexual misconduct are being referred away from existing peer-support programs for service members with PTSD and other psychological traumaThe United States will b.

Nishika Jardine says survivors who reveal their experiences are being directed instead to the Department of National Defence’s sexual misconduct response centre or local rape crisis centresThe virus back to their cities and villages in other parts o, but that those services do not address the victims’ unique needsThe COVID-19 vaccine..

Jardine says that is why she is adding her voice to calls for the creation of a peer-support program for those who have experienced sexual trauma while serving in uniformToronto Star file photo.

Survivors had been calling for dedicated peer support even before allegations of inappropriate behaviour involving several top commanders put a fresh focus on sexual misconduct in the ranks in recent monthsre a little bit more i.

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