Status of women soldiers is on the rise

Twenty years after the first group of women were inducted into the Border Police and 23-year-old South African immigrant Alice Miller successfully sued the military for the right to serve in the air force, the role of women in the IDF continues to be a subject of fierce debate.

In 1949, the IDF became the first in the world to introduce mandatory military service for both men and women.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Status-of-women-soldiers-is-on-the-rise-477073

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