Côte d’Ivoire: Gendarmerie to be opened to girls in 2015

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire (PANA) – The Ivorian government on Wednesday decided to admit girls to the Gendarmerie from 2015-2016 academic year.

The government spokesperson, Bruno Nabagné Koné, said that a quota of 10% will be reserved for girls.

He justified the measure as a decision to be in accord with international standards in terms of gender equality.

Côte d’Ivoire has also opened the entry to technical preparatory military school (EMPT) to girls.

14 may 2014 21:23:56

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