What is the News? The Ministry of Defence has informed the Supreme Court that it proposes to have the ‘mechanism’ to induct women cadets into the National Defence Academy (NDA) for entry into the armed forces to be ready in May 2022. What is the issue? In 2020, the Supreme court had asked the government… Continue reading Process to induct women into NDA by May 2022: govt.
Source: Indian Express Relevance: Understand evolving notions of gender parity Synopsis: Recent guidelines by SC to allow women candidates to appear for the NDA (National Defence Academy) exam is a welcome step in gender parity. We need to understand all of its dimensions. SC decision to allow women to sit for the NDA exam is one… Continue reading SC allowing women to sit for NDA test is a welcome push for a substantive gender reset in the armed forces
Source: The Hindu Relevance: To understand women’s entry into the army Synopsis: Gender parity in the army is happening at a slow pace and is mostly led by the courts. Introduction Recently, PM announcement to allow girls for admission in Sainik School is a welcome move that will prepare girls for equal roles & life in… Continue reading Arms and the Women