The Observatory For Equality Between Women And Men In The Mexican Army And Air Force: Guardian Of Gender Equality
Journal Article - Open Access
Marine Corps University Press Quantico United States
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The 2007 reforms implemented by President Felipe Caldern brought unprecedented changes for the Mexican Army. Female recruitment reached a new high, allowing women to join combat positions in tactical units and special forces as well to be admitted into some military academies for the first time, including the previously male-only Heroic Military Academy and the Higher War College. This article contextualizes these reforms and focuses on one of the most tangible efforts by the Mexican Army to set in motion gender equality the creation, goals, and mission of the Observatory for Equality between Women and Men in the Mexican Army and Air Force.
- Personnel Management and Labor Relations
- Military Forces and Organizations