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Inclusion of Women in Military Issues and Concerns

Author Affiliations

  • 1Govt. Boys Higher Secondary School, Nowabad, Jammu (J and K), INDIA

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 1, Issue (1), Pages 55-57, September,14 (2012)


In the present era, gender equality has become a buzz word and the issue of equality of opportunity to the women in all fields of social and professional life is the need of the hour. Contrary to this, it is a universally accepted fact that militaries are not created to generate employment and hence have nothing to do with gender equality. They are tasked to ensure national defence. They need only the fittest – men or women. In this regard this paper endeavours to explore an important issue of inclusion of women in military. The paper highlights various issues related to entry and service of women in military, especially the combat forces.


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