Indian Army will soon allow women in combat roles

Posted on:05 Jun 2017 12:13:39
Indian Army will soon allow women in combat roles
05 June 2017 Current Affairs:

  • The Indian Army is expected to soon open up combat positions for women.

  • At present, women are employed in select areas such as medical, legal, educational, signals and engineering wings of the Army but are not offered combat roles due to operational concerns and logistical issues. 

  • Few countries such as Germany, Australia, Canada, the U.S, Britain, Denmark, Finland, France, Norway, Sweden and Israel have allowed women in combat roles.


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