The paper aims at evaluating the situation of women soldiers and reasons of their comparatively worse plight. Attempts have also been made to come up with positive solutions to improve the condition for women both in armed forces and social context, by keeping a close proximity with issues like condition of women rights in the modern context, politics of gender discrimination and various traits of socio-psychical behaviorism towards status of women in the society.
Human beings’ lust for power, will to dominate, desire to enhance respective territory and material prosperity and conflict of ideologies are some of the most important reasons for occurrence of warfare. An overview of the history of wars that the human civilization has witnessed will clearly give evidence in support of the observation that despite leading figures in an act of warfare have acted as voices of common people to take the decision of being engaged in such heinous act, however, civilians, belonging to general section of the society, have always remained the worst victims, as they are tortured, tormented, humiliated, deprived, abused and assassinated at a random (Cook, 2006). The horror of war, though, plagues all human beings, irrespective of their society, class, religious or ideological beliefs and gender differentiation to a massive extent, however, women, compared to their male counterparts, always have remained worse victims to an act of warfare (Cook, 2006). Whether women exist as ordinary civilians or participate actively in a war, their plight remains almost unchanged, however, the forms or manifestation of such tragic plight differs. Keeping in accordance to the topic of discussion an empathetic focus on the plight of women soldiers will reveal that, while they are forced to (Cook, 2006) or generously participate in war, in both cases they not only are