MagazineNov 5, 2010
The female soldier is still as controversial as ever. Women are meant to stay at home, look after the kids and provide a warm home for when their men return from the frontline. Not that this conservative notion is stopping these female soldiers from picking up arms and fighting for their country and beliefs. And a bullet fired by a female soldier will kill you just as quickly as one fired by a male soldier.
An Iranian female police cadet stands guard during a graduation ceremony at Iran's police academy in Tehran March 12, 2005. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi