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Sisters In Arms | ToI
Arms and the women | TH
'Equality' at last? | Millenium Post
Crime and punishment | Millenium Post
NEWS
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Sisters In Arms | ToI
Arms and the women | TH
'Equality' at last? | Millenium Post
Crime and punishment | Millenium Post
NEWS
Sisters In Arms
?5 months ago, Apex Court delivered a verdict that
the ar m y’ s short service commission women are
entitled to permanent commission, no matter how
long they have served.
?Centre has agreed to the order.
?This case only covers women in ten streams like army
air defence, signals, engineers, service and
intelligence corps – but is still a win for equal work
opportunities.
?This is one heartening step in the journey to gender
parity in the military.
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Sisters In Arms | ToI
Arms and the women | TH
'Equality' at last? | Millenium Post
Crime and punishment | Millenium Post
NEWS
Sisters In Arms
?5 months ago, Apex Court delivered a verdict that
the ar m y’ s short service commission women are
entitled to permanent commission, no matter how
long they have served.
?Centre has agreed to the order.
?This case only covers women in ten streams like army
air defence, signals, engineers, service and
intelligence corps – but is still a win for equal work
opportunities.
?This is one heartening step in the journey to gender
parity in the military.
?Women make up only 3.89% of the Indian army,
6.7% in the navy and 13.2% in the air force.
?Women in direct combat roles.
?Exacting standards
?The physical and mental standards for the role
must be uniform and gender-neutral, and women
and men free to compete for them.
?Young men today are more used to seeing women
as peers, and occupying leading public roles.
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Sisters In Arms | ToI
Arms and the women | TH
'Equality' at last? | Millenium Post
Crime and punishment | Millenium Post
NEWS
Sisters In Arms
?5 months ago, Apex Court delivered a verdict that
the ar m y’ s short service commission women are
entitled to permanent commission, no matter how
long they have served.
?Centre has agreed to the order.
?This case only covers women in ten streams like army
air defence, signals, engineers, service and
intelligence corps – but is still a win for equal work
opportunities.
?This is one heartening step in the journey to gender
parity in the military.
?Women make up only 3.89% of the Indian army,
6.7% in the navy and 13.2% in the air force.
?Women in direct combat roles.
?Exacting standards
?The physical and mental standards for the role
must be uniform and gender-neutral, and women
and men free to compete for them.
?Young men today are more used to seeing women
as peers, and occupying leading public roles.
Arms and the women | TH
?Ministry of Defence issued a formal letter granting
permanent commission to women officers in the
IndianArmy.
?It was an uphill battle to break a gender stereotype
and provide equal opportunities for women in the
Army.
?SC to Govt.: grant permanent commission to women
in the SSC and giving them command postings in all
services other than combat.
?The Supreme Court noted that women officers of the
IndianArmy had brought laurels to the force.
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Sisters In Arms | ToI
Arms and the women | TH
'Equality' at last? | Millenium Post
Crime and punishment | Millenium Post
NEWS
Sisters In Arms
?5 months ago, Apex Court delivered a verdict that
the ar m y’ s short service commission women are
entitled to permanent commission, no matter how
long they have served.
?Centre has agreed to the order.
?This case only covers women in ten streams like army
air defence, signals, engineers, service and
intelligence corps – but is still a win for equal work
opportunities.
?This is one heartening step in the journey to gender
parity in the military.
?Women make up only 3.89% of the Indian army,
6.7% in the navy and 13.2% in the air force.
?Women in direct combat roles.
?Exacting standards
?The physical and mental standards for the role
must be uniform and gender-neutral, and women
and men free to compete for them.
?Young men today are more used to seeing women
as peers, and occupying leading public roles.
Arms and the women | TH
?Ministry of Defence issued a formal letter granting
permanent commission to women officers in the
IndianArmy.
?It was an uphill battle to break a gender stereotype
and provide equal opportunities for women in the
Army.
?SC to Govt.: grant permanent commission to women
in the SSC and giving them command postings in all
services other than combat.
?The Supreme Court noted that women officers of the
IndianArmy had brought laurels to the force.
?Enough women have fought heroic battles, from
Rani of Jhansi in the past to Squadron Leader
Minty Agarwal of the Indian Air Force, who last
year “wa s part of the team that guided Wing
Commander Abhinandan Varthaman during the
Balakot airstrike carried out by the IAF”.
?To usher in a change in a regressive mindset,
which mirrors society, a lot more must be done
on gender sensitisation.
?In countries such as the United States and Israel,
women are allowed in active combat.
?A gender barrier may have fallen, but the war
against inequity is far from over.
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