What's sexism in Korean again?

A South Korean female soldier, who got discharged after she had a double mastectomy to treat breast cancer on the grounds that the law prohibits soldiers who are missing body parts from serving, got reinstated by court order. The Ministery of Defense is planning an appeal, because, you know, what's the point of having women in the army if they don't have boobs?

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  1. Nomad
    October 12, 2007 at 4:00 pm

    hey, her advocate should recall the history of the “amazones”

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  2. John Cunningham
    October 12, 2007 at 4:47 pm

    Whoa, that’s right Nomad, all so they could use their bow and arrow more accurately . They must have looked awfully strange with only one though. But, in all seriousness, what I wanted to say was it’s a shame they put her through that crap. They don’t use bows and arrows in the Korean military.

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  3. Nomad
    October 12, 2007 at 5:33 pm

    hehe, may-be the parade uniform does fit her anymore

    anyway, she can put a prothese on

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  4. Roman Kalik
    October 13, 2007 at 5:42 pm

    In terms of obeying the letter of the law, she should be discharged. In terms of using some common sense and not just the letter of the law, this should have never happened.

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