The Irony of the G.I. Jane Joke

Group Of Business People Having Board Meeting Led By A Woman
Image: Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock

Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine reminded us of the oft-used phrase we tend to employ during conflict.

Women and Children First

This maritime phrase was supposed to be used when a ship was sinking to make sure the women and children aboard were saved first. With the exception of the Titanic…

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store