View unanswered posts | View active topics It is currently Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:53 am



Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
 Gender and Jessica 
Author Message
All-star
All-star

Joined: Tue Jan 21, 2003 12:08 am
Posts: 38
I have been thinking a lot about gender lately, its roles in society, and where I stand on certain issues. The capture of Jessica Lynch and another woman Shoshana ....something :wink: has brought the country once again to the debate of the roles that women should play in War. Prior to this War women were not allowed so close the front lines in combat, however they have been captured before, like the nurses in Vietnam. The legislation that Bill Clinton passed to allow women to assume more wartime roles was considered a step forward for the women's movement. However, I am not necessarily convinced. A very large part of me feels that women should be able to do whatever they are physically capable of doing. But, women are much more vulnurable to torture. Yes men are raped, but not anywhere near the extent that women are. So is it really a step forward to put women in this position, or is it exposing them to danger that men for the most part do not have to face? I don't know. What do you think?


Tue Apr 08, 2003 12:37 pm
Profile
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Reply to topic   [ 1 post ] 

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
cron
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group
Designed by ST Software for PTF.