Swedish Army to have ‘gender advisers’

The Swedish Army is set to appoint advisers by 2016 to determine gender policies in the military. The move has puzzled many on social media, with some asking whether it’s a joke.

The step is partly due to the growing numbers of women in the armed forces, the Local reports. So-called ‘Gender Focal Points’ are to be set up in each unit to determine gender policies.

A course to train gender advisers has just been implemented at the Nordic Centre for Gender in Military Operations.

This ought to put fear into Putin