A woman in training to become a police officer with a PKM machine gun at a shooting range in Kabul, Afghanistan, June 2, 2014. Hiring and training policewomen in Afghanistan have been key priorities of Western governments and funders, but those efforts have run up against the sexual taboos that haunt every interaction between men and women in the country, and female officers have become frequent targets of harassment or worse.
A woman in training to become a police officer with a PKM machine gun at a shooting range in Kabul, Afghanistan, June 2, 2014. Hiring and training policewomen in Afghanistan have been key priorities of Western governments and funders, but those efforts have run up against the sexual taboos that haunt every interaction between men and women in the country, and female officers have become frequent targets of harassment or worse. LYNSEY ADDARIO NYT
A woman in training to become a police officer with a PKM machine gun at a shooting range in Kabul, Afghanistan, June 2, 2014. Hiring and training policewomen in Afghanistan have been key priorities of Western governments and funders, but those efforts have run up against the sexual taboos that haunt every interaction between men and women in the country, and female officers have become frequent targets of harassment or worse. LYNSEY ADDARIO NYT