reply to post by ModernAcademia
One of the major problems with rape in the military is that the perpetrators are rarely punished. And if they are, the punishment rarely fits the
But there a many minor problems as well that lead to this. I have seen many women in my thirty years use their feminine wiles to get ahead and
promoted to positions they have no right being in. Not all do this, but it is commonplace.
Then you have the women who try to fit in with the boys and behave like the rest of the crew and that is taken unconsciously that she has lesser
morals and ethics. I’ve never seen anything good come from those situations either.
However I have seen and served with women who were very professional as well. They were tough and mentally stable people who knew how to lead by
example. Of course…no one likes those kind of people regardless of their gender.
This blending of the genders in the military is a work in progress. While rape will unfortunately never go away, it will get better.
I wonder how other nations militaries deal with it?