International Association of Women Police

Female Afghan Police Trained by Turkish Police

25 Jan 2019 5:13 AM | Carol Paterick (Administrator)

Some 168 Afghan women cadets are currently being trained in the Police Vocational Education Center in Central Anatolian province of Sivas as part of a memorandum signed between Turkey and Afghanistan regarding the training and capacity enhancement of the Afghan National Police.

The training program, which started on Nov. 1, 2018, covers a period of six months.

Afghan police cadets have been receiving training in Sivas since 2011 as part of the cooperating agreement between the two countries. So far, 3,353 Afghan cadets, including 1,212 women, have completed their training.

Apart from their trainings, Afghan women cadets area also having a chance to establish close relations with Turkish women police officers who are training them.



Read more...http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/168-afghan-women-police-candidates-being-trained-in-turkeys-sivas-140745

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