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First Female Police Chief Takes Charge In Kabul District


First Female Police Chief Takes Charge In Kabul District
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Afghanistan's Interior Ministry has named Colonel Jamila Bayaz as a district police chief in Kabul, making her the first woman to hold that role in the country. There are some 1,500 women working as police officers in Afghanistan -- less than 1 percent of the total force -- but the Interior Ministry intends to raise that number to 10,000 by the end of the year. RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan spent some time with Bayaz on the job in Kabul's District 1.

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