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Please refresh the page and retry. Forward Assist, an organisation based in the North East of England, conducted a series of interviews with female veterans expecting to find the greatest challenge they faced in civilian life was overcoming post traumatic stress disorder PTSD following recent conflicts. Instead, they discovered 52 out of women questions said they had been sexually assaulted while serving. A total of 58 per cent reported having mental health issues when they left the Armed Services, but 60 of them said they received little support when retiring from the military and returning to civilian life. Last year, an anonymous survey of 2, women by the Army focusing on sexual harassment found women recorded an upsetting experience, of whom three per - about 77 females - made an allegation of rape.
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Home The Journal of Power Institutions Issue 17 Women in Arms: from the Russian E Love, Sex, D The article ends with a discussion of pregnancy and its implications. In the course of her service, she would kill 69 enemy soldiers and take command of a sniper platoon 2.
Female Army trainees and female soldiers who are taller and heavier performed tasks such as carrying sandbags better than their more compact counterparts of the same sex, suggesting that the Army should consider amending its physical standards for women, a study found. Comparing female soldiers and trainees, researchers found that those with a higher body mass index performed better on so-called common soldiering tasks that require strength and power, such as marching with heavy packs or dragging casualties, according to the study published in the February issue of Military Medicine. It is calculated by dividing weight by height squared, using the metric system.