Are you ready to deal with bullying in the army? It can be rough - the army is trying to deal with it but it's still a problem.

army bullyingThe sexual bullying of women is also a big problem in the army.

In training, you can be bullied because your team thinks you've let them down and the trainer punishes everyone for your mistake.

Here are the facts.

  • In 2016, 1 in 15 soldiers said they had been bullied by other soldiers in the last year.
  • In 2015, 1 in 8 women in the army said they had had a 'particularly upsetting' experience of sexual bullying - that's about 1,000 women in the army.
  • Women are twice as likely to be sexually bullied in the army as in other jobs.

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Source: MoD, 2015, 2016.