Views The role of women in military: Why the battle for equality is only half won Updated : February 24, 2020 06:50 AM IST Enlisted as part of the military in 1992, Indian women officers have battled their way through a series of petitions on issues of equality to non-inclusion of women officers in combat units. The role of professional women soldiers has been systematically synchronised with combat requisites, physical disadvantages and societal limitations. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.