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In early 2014, the Department of Defense (DoD) Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office asked the RAND National Defense Research Institute to conduct an independent assessment of the rates of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and gender discrimination in the military — an assessment last conducted in 2012 by the Department of Defense using the Workplace and Gender Relations Survey of Active Duty Members. The resulting RAND Military Workplace Study invited close to 560,000 U.S. service members to participate in a survey fielded in August and September of 2014. This Annex to Volume 2 contains detailed tabular results from this survey for the DoD active component. It includes estimates of the number of service members who experienced sexual assault, sexual harassment, or gender discrimination in the past year, as well as detailed results about the characteristics of those incidents, decisions to report, and experiences with response and legal systems for both male and female service members. It also includes results on service members' beliefs and attitudes about these problems.

Table of Contents

  • Part A

    Sexual Assault: Detailed Results

  • Part B

    Sexual Harassment and Gender Discrimination: Detailed Results

  • Part C

    Beliefs About Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Prevalence, Prevention, and Progress: Detailed Results

This research was conducted within the Forces and Resources Policy Center of the RAND National Defense Research Institute, a federally funded research and development center sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Staff, the Unified Combatant Commands, the Navy, the Marine Corps, the defense agencies, and the defense Intelligence Community.

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