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Participation of women in creating security - Polish Armed Forces as an example


[ 1 ] Wydział Bezpieczeństwa Narodowego, Akademia Sztuki Wojennej | [ P ] employee

Year of publication


Published in

Defense Resources Management in the 21st Century

Journal year: 2018 | Journal volume: vol. 13 | Journal number: no. 13

Article type

scientific article / paper

Publication language


  • Bezpieczeństwo narodowe
  • Kobiety (żołnierze)
  • Płeć
  • Służba wojskowa kobiet
  • Polska
  • National security
  • Poland
  • Women in uniformed services

EN The presentation concerns the role of the women in creating security on the women military service like example. The key points of presentation are history and present circumstances of women military service. It concerns statistical data representing of women in the structures, as well as non-measurable variables, like adaptation to service, gender equality, real tasks realized by women, men`s attitudes. The army is the institution has been created by man and for man from many ages. Nowadays, the women are minority in army. There are dominated masculine style of work and communication. It is connected with gender, culture, stereotypies and society`s mentality. For many soldiers this situation is quite inconvenience because of sexual and gender diversity. They think about women as a problem because this needs a lot of changes in army and social mentality. But the research shows that there are places on the world where the female resources are necessity because the women are the only people who could contact with local civilians.

Pages (from - to)

145 - 160


Presented on

13th International Scientific Conference “Defense Resources Management in the 21st Century", 8-9.11.2018, Braşov, Rumunia

License type


Open Access Mode

publisher's website

Open Access Text Version

final published version

Ministry points / journal


Ministry points / journal in years 2017-2021