Afghanistan’s top female police officer in the Helmand province was shot dead as she left her home this week. Islam Bibi was a 37-year-old mother of three who had been a role model for other women, even as she faced threats from extremists and her own family for her work. “Firstly I needed the money, but secondly I love my country,” she said in April. “I feel proud wearing the uniform and I want to try to make Afghanistan a better and stronger country.”Read more. Want to help? Afghan Institute of Learning is helping to foster women leaders.

Afghanistan’s top female police officer in the Helmand province was shot dead as she left her home this week. Islam Bibi was a 37-year-old mother of three who had been a role model for other women, even as she faced threats from extremists and her own family for her work. “Firstly I needed the money, but secondly I love my country,” she said in April. “I feel proud wearing the uniform and I want to try to make Afghanistan a better and stronger country.”

Read more. Want to help? Afghan Institute of Learning is helping to foster women leaders.

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