"The Invisible War"

"The Invisible War"

A new documentary gives voice to the women--and men--who say the military culture and command structure tolerates sexual assault.

The numbers are stark: More than 3,000 members of the military report being sexually assaulted every year, while the Department of Defense estimates that another 16,000 attacks go unreported. And according to many victims, the trauma doesn't end there. Investigations are handled within the military's "chain of command," at the discretion of officers who may not want to report wrongdoing in their own ranks. A new documentary gives voice to the women--and men--fighting to change military culture and its handling of sexual assault claims.

Guests

Anu Bhagwati

Veteran and Executive Director of the Service Women's Action Network (SWAN)

Kirby Dick

Director, "The Invisible War"

Amy Ziering

Producer, "The Invisible War"

Related Links

The Invisible War--Official Trailer

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