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Islam Bibi

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Islam Bibi
Died4 July 2013(2013-07-04) (aged 38–39)
OccupationPolice officer
Notable workFight for feminism

Islam Bibi (Pashto: د اسلام چاچی; 1974 – 4 July 2013) was a female police officer from Afghanistan in the province of Helmand headquarters. She was also a pioneer in fighting for the rights of women in the country.[1]

She was the highest ranking policewoman at the time of her death in Afghanistan and led operations against the Talibans. She received many death threats and was killed on July 4, 2013.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Islam Bibi". AWID. 2015-04-08. Retrieved 2020-04-03.
  2. Kelly, Jeremy. "Inspirational Afghan woman police officer Islam Bibi is shot dead". The Times. ISSN 0140-0460. Retrieved 2020-04-03.