Sexual assault on both men and women in the military is declining, Pentagon survey finds

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The estimated amount of sexual assault on both men and women in the military has declined over the last decade, according to a new Pentagon report.

Because many service members choose not to report assaults, the Pentagon tries to estimate the scope of the problem by carrying out a survey. The results last year found that about 14,900 sexual assaults of some kind occurred in 2016, compared to about 34,000 in 2006. The Pentagon arrived at its findings both by compiling sexual assault reports and carrying out a survey in which more than 150,000 service members responded.

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