Over the past three months more than a thousand women taken in the Mat contract

According to the order №292 women in the Armed forces of Ukraine (AFU) became available 63 posts in less than three months on military service under the contract has been accepted 1006 women. About this in his Facebook said the MP from the faction «Block of Petro Poroshenko», sogawa of interfractional Deputy Association «Equal opportunities» Maria Ionova, citing the press service of the MFI.

«According to the order №292 of the Minister of defence of Ukraine «On approval of changes to the temporary lists of military specialties, positions of privates, sergeants and sergeants, soldiers, women and tariff lists of positions above soldiers» from 03.06.2016 for women became available another 63 positions. Among them — both combat and non-combat positions. According to the Ministry of defence, in less than three months of validity of the order No. 292 at military service under the contract has been accepted 1006 women. This is almost 40% more than in the previous 3 months,» wrote the MP.

Also Ionova noted that MFIs «Equal opportunities» welcomes the efforts of the Armed forces of Ukraine to achieving gender equality.

«The adoption of order No. 292 — an important achievement that requires public attention. Military training should be available to all citizens who meet the age, physical and professional training», she added.

As reported, in July the Ministry of defense of Ukraine allowed women to serve in combat units of the APU.

Recall from the beginning of 2016 members of the armed forces under the contract received over 45 thousand people. The General staff admits the increase in the number of contract servicemen to 75 thousand. Earlier it was reported that more than a third of those who from the beginning joined the army on contract, are women.




Over the past three months more than a thousand women taken in the Mat contract 02.09.2016

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