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Jan 09, 2019
Centre to raise women's reservation in CRPF and CISF to 15%; BSF and other military forces to have 5%Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, said reservation for women in the CRPF and CISF will be made 15 per cent while it will be five per cent in the BSF, ITBP and SSB.
Dec 17, 2018
Army chief Bipin Rawat's flights of logic on women in combat roles reveal sexist assumptions, double standardsI wish my flights of hyperbole had been as enjoyable as army chief Bipin Rawat’s recent flights of logic on women in combat roles.
Dec 17, 2018
Armed forces globally reek of misogyny; General Bipin Rawat's remarks on women in combat roles cements theoryThe real question is whether the hypermasculinity in the global military can adjust to women rising up the ranks in what has been male-dominated terrain for generations. But when servicemen like Rawat high up in the ranks pass such distasteful comments, how can we expect to combat (pun intended) the disrespect women in the military face?
Dec 15, 2018
Bipin Rawat lists maternity leave, responsibilities towards children as reasons why army isn't ready for women in combat rolesRawat said, "Do I put a restriction on her to say that in that command tenure, you will not be given maternity leave? If I say that, there will be a ruckus created."
Jan 06, 2018
Women eligible to join Territorial Army, rules Delhi HC quashing Centre's recruitment ads excluding femalesWomen can now join the Territorial Army (TA) as the Delhi High Court quashed the Centre's advertisements excluding them from being recruited