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    glorificus, Aunt Pat

    I don't know why any woman would join the military after all I've read about the problem.  But of course, there is no "totally safe place" for women.  Or anybody.  Actually, the most important thing with all the issues covered across the board on DK, to my mind, is that we at least try to do something about them!

    "The light which puts out our sight is darkness to us." Thoreau

    by NancyWH on Sat Mar 02, 2013 at 01:16:14 PM PST

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    •  One reason that women are easily recruited out of (4+ / 0-)
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      NancyWH, Mortifyd, glorificus, Aunt Pat

      high school is because they are entirely ignorant of the rape problem.  It does not even occur to them.
      Military rape is not mentioned in the recruiting propaganda or even much in the news.
      Families often push their  children to join the military especially in hard economic times.  The young adults have no employment opportunities or hope for paying for college.

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