O women always suffer worst in conflict and war and why?

To accurately answer this question it involves tackling the issue of gender in conflicts and war. Exploring both male and masculinity and females and femininity in areas such as the military and wars both as victims and soldiers. Consider the feminist position and arguments: such as women not being permitted on the frontlines;torture of women and children. Necesary to cite examples where possibles such as case studies and examples.
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