Iraqi Police Jobs Draw Women Candidates

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

More than 200,000 Iraqi men have signed up for the nation's new security force despite the deaths of at least 300 police in the wake of the U.S.-led effort to oust Saddam Hussein. And for the first time, Iraqi women are seeking police jobs. NPR's Deborah Amos reports.

Related NPR Stories



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.