To increase female enrollment, the Canadian army is considering redesigning uniforms to shorten skirts and referring to medals as "bling," The Ottawa Citizen reported.

The newspaper reported that the proposals are being floated to increase female enlistment by 25 percent by 2026. The changes include clothing guidelines and social media presentations.

The Ottawa Citizen used the country's access to information law to obtain strategy documents dating from 2016 through 2018 from the Armed Forces that outlined these proposals.

A "Tiger Team" was formed to address the specific issue of female recruitment. That team created a number of documents examining various impediments to increasing female enlistment from the 15.9 percent it is at today, the paper reported. Read More