Women and the Military

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The Invisible War

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The Plight Of Women In Military

2012

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Introduction .......................................................................................................................................................... 3 World Women in Military ..................................................................................................................................... 4 Why Military: Islamic View Vs. Feminist View ...................................................................................................... 5 From the Eyes of Islam...................................................................................................................................... 5 From the Eyes of a Feminist (West) .................................................................................................................. 8 Why Women Join The Military?.................................................................................................................... 9 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Money .................................................................................................................................................. 9 Health Care........................................................................................................................................... 9 Education ............................................................................................................................................. 9 Purpose .............................................................................................................................................. 10 Patriotism ........................................................................................................................................... 10 Travel.................................................................................................................................................. 10 Retirement ......................................................................................................................................... 11

The Invisible War: Problems faced by Female Soldiers ...................................................................................... 12 Sexual Assault and Harassment: Epidemic in the Military.............................................................................. 12 Lack of Medical Services Specifically for Women ........................................................................................... 13 Issues of Children and Family ......................................................................................................................... 13 Women at War: Health, Psychological and Social Effects of Military on Women .............................................. 14 Health.............................................................................................................................................................. 14 Substance Abuse ......................................................................................................................................... 14 Sexually Transmitted Diseases .................................................................................................................... 14 Birth Defects ............................................................................................................................................... 14 Specific to Sexual Assault/Rape .................................................................................................................. 14 Psychological ................................................................................................................................................... 15 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD):...
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