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Women’s News: 8 Women Who Already Made The World A Better Place In 2014

Jamila Bayaz

1. Afghanistan’s first female police chief showed the world what courage looks like.

Col. Jamila Bayaz was appointed to run security in the Kabul’s District 1 in January, becoming the first woman in such a senior frontline role. The mother-of-5 is responsible for policing an area of the Afghan capital that includes the presidential palace, government ministries and the central bank. “This is a chance not just for me, but for the women of Afghanistan,” she told NBC. “I will not waste it. I will prove that we can handle this burden.”

Women in Afghanistan have faced a steep battle to reenter the workforce and public life after the end of the Taliban’s restrictive rule. They still face considerable obstacles including discrimination from an ultraconservative society and the threat of militant attacks. Afghan policewomen have been targeted by insurgents and several women in public office were assassinated in 2013, according to the Associated Press. Bayaz is undaunted: “I am ready to serve, I am not scared nor am I afraid,” she told AP.

Read More: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/08/inspirational-women-2014_n_4919500.html?utm_hp_ref=women&ir=Women

Women’s News: 5 Reasons Why Every Woman Needs a Girls Weekend

Bathers With Bicycle

Abby Draper

Publicist in Beverly Hills

You know when Big stands Carrie up at the altar and it’s just the worst, so the girls take her to Mexico (and Charlotte sh*ts her pants)? While spending time with your significant other, children if applicable, colleagues and acquaintances is wonderful and important, every woman needs a good “girls weekend” every so often, at any age. It doesn’t have to be anything fancy or elaborate, but a simple few days away from the norm with some women you trust is a special kind of cleanse, especially when you’re going through a tough time. Why?

Read More: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/abby-draper/5-reasons-why-every-woman-needs-a-girls-weekend_b_4876468.html?utm_hp_ref=women&ir=Women?utm_hp_ref=women&ir=Women

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