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Kuwait women allowed into military as struggles for rights continue

Women are now allowed to enroll in Kuwait’s military, but will not participate in combat; they will be only working in support units, like medical, administrative, and technical departments.
Kuwait women

For the first time, the Kuwaiti army is accepting applications from women.

The decision was issued on Oct. 12 by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al Ali Al Sabah who said it was "an appreciation and gratitude for the great role played by Kuwaiti women."

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