KUWAIT CITY: Women in Kuwait have mastered their iron, which has led to them being allowed to serve in the country’s most important institution.
According to the Kuwaiti government, women have been approved to serve in the military in medical and relief work.
Kuwaiti military sources also confirmed the news, saying that Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Hamad Zubair al-Sabah had issued a ministerial decision to begin the process of registering Kuwaiti women to join the national military service. In the phase, women will serve in the field of medical and military aid.
Military sources said that Kuwaiti women have proved their achievements in many fields and expressed confidence in the ability of Kuwaiti women to work in difficult conditions in the army.
This is being hailed as a major breakthrough in women’s rights in Kuwait. Earlier this year, a bill was passed to allow 2,005 women to vote and participate in the election process. Four years later, four women candidates Had won four parliamentary seats.
Later, in 2008, the Saad Abdullah Academy of Forensic Sciences opened the door for women to join the Kuwaiti police force. In May of that year, seven new female judges were added, bringing the number of female judges in Kuwait to 15.