NATO may be close to creating a research task group dedicated to the study and prevention of sexual violence in the military.

Sara Kintzle, research assistant professor at the Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families at the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, participated in a three-day meeting in Bucharest, Romania, in September to explore the possibility of researching sexual harassment, stalking and assault in the military. Other countries represented were Canada, Croatia, Germany, Romania, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

Kintzle presented findings about sexual assault in the U.S. military, including data from a 2014 RAND survey […]