Women have ALWAYS been on battlefields. Women have an intense history in driving victories and losses alike. They were supply runners, fighters, spies, assassins, prostitutes (look up how prostitutes essentially ran the western world, or even the social status of harem members. They literally fucking ruled), even underground activists. http://leftboob-enthusiast.tumblr.com/post/168144775263/karadin-darthlenaplant-ranger-truth
Vegvisir for guidance Ungiz for perseverance surrounding runes: "not all who wander are lost." Valknut for strength. Huginn and muginn for wisdom. Yggdrasil for balance. Jerah and dagaz for decision making.