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Women should be allowed to take on combat roles in the military

Madison Michigan Should the military allow women to serve in combat roles? Men and women are supposed to be given equal rights, should serving in the military be that exception? To whom it may concern: The Nineteenth Amendment was ratified August 18, 1920 stating men and women are given equal rights to vote, but is that the only right men and women should have the same equality? Gender equality still remains an issue and is affecting whether or not a woman is capable of defending our country.

Many people question whether or not women should be allowed to serve in combat roles. In the past, women disguised themselves as men to serve, or were nurses, laundresses, or cooks for the men, these being very stereotypical jobs for women.

Should Women Serve in Combat Units?

On one hand, women should have the equal right to participate in military combat. Preventing women from these roles is discriminatory.

On the other hand many acknowledge the fact that women are not as physically capable because historically women have been viewed as caretakers and not aggressors. Another reason being that men are more likely to risk the success of a mission to protect a women from danger. If a women was in combat that means they passed the same physical test as a man and is capable of preventing and getting herself out of any danger that comes with the job.

Finally, another reason being combat roles put women in high risk of sexual assault.

  • We asked women who have served in the armed forces how they feel about the decision, and their thoughts on what it will really take to achieve gender equality in the military;
  • Approximately 90 percent of all military occupations have already been open to women for quite some time;
  • Women Deserve a Chance in Combat The bar is high — for everyone Just like men, women should be allowed to choose how they fight for their country based on their strengths;
  • It's all about education and awareness.

This should not be a reason women are being held back from protecting their country. Men should respect the women, especially when they have the same roles in combat.

Any job that includes men and women can have a risk of sexual assault. In conclusion, men and women are said to pertain the same equal rights. Therefore, this being said men and women should be able to have the same job.

  • Lifting the restrictions was, no doubt, designed to elevate the stature of women and give them an opportunity in the military equal with men;
  • Lifting the restrictions was, no doubt, designed to elevate the stature of women and give them an opportunity in the military equal with men;
  • The individuals we spoke with were clear that gender discrimination is alive and well, and if the military can't abolish blatant sexism , they won't see equality for many more years;
  • To whom it may concern:

For example, in the past it was usually women that had the profession as a teacher, now men also partake in this profession. That being said women should have the same privileges as men to do what they aspire.