Chief: IDF women service not only value but also necessary

הרמטכ”ל נואם באירוע, אמש. צילום: עומר סלע, דו”ץ

Lt. General Gantz participated in the squadron initiated event for international woman, in recognition and appreciation for the contribution of women in the IDF ranks this year an increase in the percentage of women with the rank of major and Lieutenant

תאריך: 04/03/2013, 21:58    
מחבר: רותם פסו, אתר צה”ל

Women’s Affairs Advisor, Brigadier General Rachel TEVET-Wiesel, (2) hosted an event to mark international women’s day specified week worldwide.
In the event the participant, Lieutenant General Benny Gantz, Chief General Ali אכ”א love and ngdoth and facts ‘, in degrees.

The key words in the challenges faced by the IDF’s agenda and said that
“We live in a very challenging environment and has a lot of dimensions of the occurrence. Not a day goes by that I don’t find myself in situations that can bring us to a very rapid decline in each of the scenes, and in many cases it also happens
At the same time.

“This phenomenon of challenges in different places and in different forms requires the IDF and
The State of Israel to try to implement as much as possible the resources available to them. Of course it is also women’s army service — arrays and at various levels, “noted Chief.

According to him, the women in service is not only an important value, but the value is required. “We need to strive for service according to values to the service according to gender. Should continue to study and find ways of progressing and opening more places for women to shtalbotan while values and to expand their influence, “said Lt. General Gantz,” I’m glad we’re there to try to open more doors. Oh right marker IDF society as a whole to promote as much as possible this thing and to maximize the resources available to us. “

In recent years there has been a trend towards increased integration of women in the IDF and open service positions women. “I think it’s going to take time, but I believe that the pace is slower than the change in nature. If you look at the trend from the result and the opportunities – it exists “, said Lieutenant General Gantz. Referring to the study of education faced by youth and youth organizations, as well as soldiers and soldiering “Chief said there are many opportunities to acquire practical knowledge, and influence, and it can lead us to success. I believe and I believe you, as all the other servants in the Israel Defense Forces.

According to studies conducted in the squadron began the year an increase in the percentage of women in major steps
And Lieutenant “is a trend that will continue, and our need to be gender service possible in the IDF is definite,” Lt. General Gantz. Another historic achievement recorded in the women’s service is the champion Ali photos love to head אכ”א head אכ”א “was the first to carry the rank of Colonel, but I don’t think it’s going to be the last to do so. Things
These develop in others, and I like to see this development. I wish us all success in his field and in our actions together “, said Chief.

Translated from Hebrew