“It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love each other and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our chains.”
― Assata Shakur
War is systemic. The capitalist system itself breeds war, no matter the gender of the politicians. War is a function of competition amongst imperialists.
Women have always been in the struggle in Vietnam and often were at the forefront in the resistance against the French that culminated in Dien Bie Phu.