Fury as female soldiers in Ukraine made to march in heels

    'Sexist’ pictures of female soldiers in Ukraine rehearsing for a military parade wearing heels

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    The images, revealing female soldiers practicing for a military parade, have actually been branded ‘misogynistic’ (Picture: Getty)

    ‘Sexist’ images of female soldiers in Ukraine practicing for a military parade using heels have actually triggered outrage.

    Ukraine’s defence ministry came under fire after launching main pictures of workers using military tiredness obviously accessorised with black court shoes rather of army boot.

    Officials have actually been implicated of making a ‘mockery’ of ladies with the images, branded ‘harmful’ and ‘misogynistic’.

    The photos, released on the ministry’s Facebook page, reveal female military college trainees preparing to participate in a parade to mark 30 years of self-reliance in August, following the separation of the Soviet Union.

    Now defence minister, Andriy Taran, 66, is dealing with calls to use heels to the occasion.

    Around 31,000 ladies presently serve in Ukraine’s militaries.

    Cadet Ivanna Medvid supposedly stated: ‘Today, for the very first time, training occurs in heeled shoes.

    ‘It is slightly harder than in army boots but we are trying,’ she was priced estimate as stating by defence ministry website, ArmiaInform.

    Pictures of the practice session, in Ukrainian capital, Kiev, have actually triggered fury (Picture: Ukrainian Defence ministry press/AFP through Getty Images)

    The session occurred in Ukrainian capital, Kiev, on Friday.

    Inna Sovsun, a member of the Golos celebration, stated Ukraine’s ladies soldiers were risking their lives and ‘do not deserve to be mocked’.

    ‘It is hard to imagine a more idiotic, harmful idea,’ she stated.

    Meanwhile deputy speaker of the Ukrainian parliament, Olena Kondratyuk knocked the photos as ‘humiliating’ and is now requiring an examination.  

    The ladies are risking their lives and ‘do not deserve to be mocked’, stated Ukranian MP Inna Sovsun (Picture: Ukrainian Defence ministry press/AFP through Getty Images)

    The pictures have actually triggered require defence minister, Andriy Taran, to use heels to the occasion. (Picture: Ukrainian Defence ministry press/AFP through Getty Images)

    Another critic stated high heels were ‘a mockery of women imposed by the beauty industry’.

    More than 13,000 ladies have actually combated in the Ukranian dispute with Russian-backed separatists in the east of the nation, she stated.  

    The bloodshed, which started 7 years earlier, has actually declared countless lives.

    The photos triggered some Ukrainian authorities to bring sets of shoes into parliament in demonstration – as they backed require Mr Taran to use heels to the parade.

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