Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi used young women as his guards. Though it is thought female are not suitable for direct combat. But many countries have included female members in their armed forces. There is a debate that whether women should be allowed to fight in front line, because they may be an easier target for opposition.
Recent trend in China is different. Many Chinese security companies are recruiting female guards because of higher demand. Chinese female entrepreneurs are doing well now and 30 percent of top rich entrepreneurs are female. They are preferring women as body guard.
So Chinese security firms are recruiting more female guards and they are going under extensive training. Their salary is much higher than male counterparts. Glass bottles are broken by hitting on their heads to check how much they can tolerate. About of them are taught to drive car, because this skill is important to rescue in emergency situation.