The issue of gender equality is spreading around the globe at ever-increasing pace, encompassing more and more areas in society.
Today, we take a look at how women have entered one of the last male bastions — the defense of the fatherland. Europe is in the lead with a record number of 9 female defense ministers.
Some of these women lead the strongest armies in the world while others solve the problems of small countries.
They are civil society activists, career-makers, and soldiers who have experienced war themselves.
In the USA, Hillary Clinton ignited the wars in Libya, Sudan, Yemen and Syria. The US House of Representatives in now mostly run by feminist females, having a convincing majority to work with.
French Defense Minister Florence Parly appears in the window of a French Air Force Airbus A-330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) during an inauguration ceremony at the Istres military base, southern France, on 19 October 2018.
Dutch Defense Minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert guided Holland into the Syrian War, supporting armed opposition forces to oust president Assad.
Spanish Minister of Defense Margarita Robles presented herself during a meeting of the North Atlantic Alliance at NATO headquarters in Brussels on 21 November 2018.
Albanian Defense Minister Mimi Kodheli checks a military vehicle as US Ambassador Donald Lu to Albania smiles in Tirana.
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, right, is accompanied by a German soldier (Syria War) after her arrival in Azraq air base in northern Jordan Saturday, 13 January 2018.
Polish Minister of Defense Radmila Sekerinska looks on during a meeting with Secretary of Defenсe Jim Mattis at the Pentagon in Washington, DC on 1 May 2018.
Indian Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman gestures on board a Sukhoi-30 at an Indian Air Force Base in Jodhpur on 17 January 2018.
Japan’s first female Defense Minister Yuriko Koike (L, black suits) reacts to a salute from officers as she inspects a Japanese Maritime Defence Force naval base in Yokosuka, Kanagawa prefecture, south of Tokyo.
However, the global feminist movement campaign is still running on all cylinders in order to shift the rotation to female (military) leaders in the world.
Sputnik / ABC Flash Point News 2019.