Libya's female fighters

New rebel recruits get military training in a desert near Benghazi.

June 2, 2011 10:33

Teaching women to fight in Libya. New female recruits to the Libyan rebels are given military training in a desert near Benghazi

Libya remains a deeply traditional, male-dominated society that stands at 91 out of 102 nations for gender equality, according to a 2009 index published by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

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