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Denmark Plans to Conscript Women for the First Time to Strengthen Military

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She said the government wants "full equality between the sexes." At this time, Denmark aims to increase its conscripted troops by only 300 new soldiers.

The country is a member of the NATO alliance and a staunch supporter of Ukraine in its war against Russia's invasion. Sweden recently joined NATO and Finland is set to join soon.

NATO's Article 5 states that an armed attack against one or more of them in Europe or North America shall be considered an attack against them all and they shall assist the Party or Parties so attacked.

.COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark wants to increase the number of young people doing military service by extending conscription to women and increasing the time of service from 4 months to 11 months for both genders, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said Wednesday.