Main content

Women Soldiers

Women are banned from serving in frontline combat positions in the US Army, but the demands of the US-led wars in Iraq and Afghanistan mean those rules are breaking down on the ground. Lucy Williamson looks at whether the time has come for America to put women officially into front-line combat.

Available now

10 minutes

Last on

Tue 25 Aug 2009 04:40GMT

Broadcast

BBC World Service Archive

BBC World Service Archive

This programme was restored as part of the World Service archive project