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.
In a picture released by Israeli Defence Forces press office, an Israeli army female soldier shouts during a week-long survival course for women in the infantry at an undisclosed location in Israel May 23, 2005. REUTERS/IDF