Pakistani police seeks to recruit more women

Country's most volatile province battles with conservative values to involve growing female population in policing.

    Police chiefs in one of the most volatile provinces in Pakistan are trying to double the number of female recruits.

    Conservative social values and the dangers of the job keep many women away.

    Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from Abbottabad.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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