Women have many wonderful strengths, and there is certainly a lot of work for women to do in the military but all the problems that come with men and women working together are compounded in the war zone, destroying the cohesion necessary to fight bloody, hellish war. Though women have successfully proved they can doubtfully be called a weak gender, war is one of those occupations women should not take part in, since it results in a series of negative consequences in regard to their health and the state of the military in which they participate. All positions of the military are currently open to women mandating military conscription will only force unwilling female participants, not advance equality as suggested as of december, all positions, including combat roles , within the military are open for women who meet the requirements. The situation is the same in the british armed forces, where women are excluded from the infantry (and cavalry) for the same (old) reasons: physical difference, negative effect on operational capability, tradition, and the outdated view that they should be spared from the horror of war. Questions like whether transgender people should openly serve or whether women should be in combat almost seemed like a distraction from the larger issue—the military being cordoned off from the.
Women will be allowed to serve as fully-fledged members of front-line us military combat units, defense secretary ashton carter announced thursday. The prospect of women in ground combat or on the front-line in the military has proven to be a controversial issue throughout decades of war this controversy stems from criticisms such as women's physicality versus men's, the association of sexual-related situations within the military, and a. The highly emotional debate over whether women should be allowed in combat positions in the us military is back the latest firefight was prompted when the only female officer enrolled in the. Women should not be in the military samantha purdue eng 11-8 mr pagan 8 may 2013 from the beginning of time, women and war have always been considered to have little in common as the weaker sex, women are commonly associated with caring and with creating life, rather than with its destroying.
Women who enlist in the military are well aware that they should not get pregnant, as this can have an effect on their job this means women would be more focused on their combat roles if other women in the workforce can hold off pregnancy plans, so can women in combat. The central question, it would appear, is no longer whether the very presence of women risks distracting the men or whether attachments could undermine military cohesion - the same arguments, by. Women have had and will continue to have an important role in the military, the question is whether women should be allowed to occupy specific combat positions traditionally women have not been allowed in combat occupations, but recently these restrictions have been somewhat lifted, making certain occupations available to women. Recently, the military opened 14,000 jobs to women—yet more than 200,000 still remain exclusive to men we wanted to know what women in the service thought about the decision, so we went straight to the source. Should females have to meet the same pt standards as males: now that combat arms mos's are open to both males & females, the elephant in the room nobody wants to seem to talk about is the disparity between male and female pt standards.
The american military has said that physical standards will not be lowered to enable women to serve in all roles the army and the marine corps found in recent studies that women were injured more. Women in the military have to deal with doctors who have little to no experience treating females, like the doctor who began noble's pelvic exam by saying, oh, i see you didn't shave your legs for me -- a statement that is pretty rude in most contexts, but downright terrifying coming from someone about to insert tools into your vagina. There are also women who make great soldiers and women who never should have joined the military however, if you're a woman who doesn't work hard, then people will assume it's because you're a woman, and you'll make a bad name for all female soldiers. Last thursday's announcement that defense secretary ash carter opened all combat roles in the us military to women led to a republican debate question saturday night.
Women and the draft women aren't required to register here's why: the law selective service law as it's written now refers specifically to male persons in stating who must register and who would be drafted. Women should be required to register for the draft along with men, top-ranking military representatives said on tuesday at a senate armed services committee hearing, army chief of staff gen mark. The debate should include facts, like medical findings that show higher rates of injuries among military women than military men females generally lack similar upper body strength and are more likely to experience stress fractures, acl tears, and other overuse injuries. The marine corps and the army, which have the largest number of military occupational specialties still closed to women, have, according to critics, unclear and inconsistent approaches to.
While women officers and enlisted personnel serve with distinction in the us armed forces, women have never been subject to selective service registration or a military draft in america those women who served in the past and those who serve today in ever increasing numbers all volunteered for military service. But from local women in the military, the decision was met with confidence gender roles do not scare me at all, said cassandra preecs, 25, another rotc cadet at iupui we can hold the same.
Keeping women out of the infantry is not about oppressing women's rights or blockading gender equality, it's about maintaining the most combat effective military. Moreover, precisely because gender remains a significant factor in the military, rather than undermining combat performance, these women have often encouraged higher levels of performance male soldiers do not like to be beaten by and certainly do not want to appear weak in front of their female peers. Women in combat are female military personnel assigned to combat positions this article covers the situation in major countries, provides a historical perspective, and reviews the main arguments made for and against women in combat. They should be aloud did you know that stacistics say, that if there wasn't any women in the military then we would probably not be alive well i don't think they should be a loud if they.