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First Published: Fri, Mar 26 2010. 11 31 PM IST
Updated: Fri, Mar 26 2010. 11 31 PM IST
On 12 March, the Delhi high court ruled that women officers in the Armed Forces should be offered permanent commissions. This landmark judgement, when implemented, will save committed women officers the dilemma of switching careers in their early 40s. Three women who have retired—from the army, navy and air force—tell us the travails of a truncated career and why the call of the forces is too strong to be ignored.
The three ladies
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First Published: Fri, Mar 26 2010. 11 31 PM IST