Presence of women escalates in police’s ranks in Jowzjan

Presence of women escalates in police’s ranks in Jowzjan

Presence of women has doubled in Afghan National Police’s ranks in Jowzjan province than previous year.

Abdul Hafiz Khashi, Security Chief at Jowzjan Police Headquarters said to Bayanshamal last year number of women in police’s ranks was 30, but this year the number has increased to 60.

Mr. Khashi considered security the reason behind women joining police in the province and said that women can peacefully perform tasks within the framework of security forces in the province. 

It is while the Afghan government has always tried to increase women’s presence not only in police but in other sections of the society as well.

 

Bayanshamal: Farida Ameni

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