Five Facts About Gaddafi’s Bodyguards 1. VirginityAll the girls of Gaddafi’s Amazonian guard are virgins and take a vow of chastity when becoming bodyguards.2. Well TrainedGaddafi believes it is empowering for women to be his bodyguards. He says, “Women should be trained for combat, so that they do not become easy prey for their enemies.3. Hand-PickedIn spite of the fact that they are allowed to wear lipstick, jewellery, polished nails, and even high heels, they are all trained killers and hand-picked by Gaddafi himself.4. OathAll of Gaddafi’s bodyguard girls swear an oath that they will give their lives for him and it is claimed they never leave his side, night or day.5. DevotionIn 1998 one of the girls was killed when Islamic fundamentalists in Libya ambushed Gadaffi’s motorcade. The dead bodyguard threw herself across the Colonel’s body to stop the bullets.