Numbers of women in Mexican military increases

Posted on August 20, 2012 • Filed under: Latin America Womens Issues, Mexico, Police/Military Activity

The Mexican Army has expanded to 17 the number of military schools in which women can enter, for a total of 12 000 female elements. This positions the female population with an 8 percent stake in more than 180,000 uniformed military forces that exist in the country. Victor Manuel Aguilar Ramirez, director of the Regional Military Hospital of Puebla, said the area where the greatest highlights of women’s participation in health. Read Article

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