The US Department of Justice has filed suit against the commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania State Police because of a discriminatory physical fitness test.
“My husband opposed my decision to join the police force 20 years ago. It was a big challenge. I was a little bit hesitant to accept it.”
Colonel Jamila Bayaz, a 50-year-old mother of five, this week became the first women to be appointed police chief in Afghanistan.
“I have always admired Eleanor Smeal. I first heard of her when she was the President of NOW. Her words kept me fighting for equality all my life.”