Over 80% of Israeli public thinks IDF promotes female combat soldiers for “equality” not performance

What do Israelis think about woman in combat units?
by Tzi Lev
August 2, 2017

An overwhelming majority of the Israeli public thinks that the IDF is promoting female combat soldiers in order to promote equality, and not for military reasons, a new poll found. A significant percentage also said that that the IDF needs to inform women drafting to combat units of the long term health risks involved. In addition, 71% of those asked said that the IDF should present to future female soldiers the considerable health risks serving in a combat unit can cause, such as fertility problems due to small fractures among other things, and the high number of women soldiers who who leave the army with health issues. READ MORE

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