Authorities in China’s Sichuan province want to increase the number of female law enforcement officers, but with a catch: they must be young and pretty. Authorities in the city of Chengdu said they created the women-only team to “present the soft side” of China’s urban law enforcement officers, known as chengguan, whose alleged abuses of power and excessive force have earned them a bad reputation.The reason for feminizing Peru's transit division of the police is because woman are perceived to be less corrupt. The example in China takes this assumption, that women have inherent qualities that make them great image cleaners for the Police, just a little too far in my opinion.
Friday, November 26, 2010
In line with my Fulbright project here in Lima, looking at the feminized transit division of the PNP, I recently came across this article: