As a quick note, I do again want to point out that women do serve in the military in positions that involve extremely dangerous activities. I think there's a popular perception that women are confined to a base, where they handle paperwork, work as a nurse, or do the cooking.
I think there should be no combat exclusions for women, they're the same as us and should be treated as such.
- The human female skeleton is generally less dense than that of males, thus more prone to breakages.- Human females are typically shorter, have 45 - 50% less upper body strength, and 25 - 30% less aerobic capacity (although this is a generalisation, and some women are capable of meeting the physical requirements of combat soldiers).
If you ask me, equality should be reason enough to allow women to fight if they want to fight.
this is a generalisation, and some women are capable of meeting the physical requirements of combat soldiers
The problem of men wanting to protect women sounds like a discipline issue to me, or a reflection of deeply rooted sexism and chivalry in the army, something which should be overcome.
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