Photojournalist Mary Calvert Makes Military Sexual Assault a Priority

Mary Calvert

Mary Calvert

“Why is this happening?”

To answer that question, Mary Calvert met with survivors and went to congressional hearings on military sexual assault. The women she met connected her with more women, and she photographed them in their homes and communities. Through her work, she learned that just 1 in 7 victims of sexual assault in the military reported the attack; of those assaults that were reported, just 1 in 10 ever saw a trial.

Original story featured in Cosmopolitan.

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