Afghan policewomen face down their fears to serve

The battle to recruit women to the Afghan Police
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100 Women 2016: On the frontline with the women policing the peace in Afghanistan

1 December 2016 Last updated at 00:23 GMT

Afghanistan is one of the most dangerous places on earth to be a police officer. Between chaotic roads and a growing Taliban insurgency, few places are harder. But, if it is difficult for the men who serve, things are even worse for their female colleagues. As a result, the country has a chronic shortage of women police officers.

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