Ellen is a single mother with three children. She walks hours on an unlit road to get to work.

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Ellen is attacked on her way home.

She goes to the local police station for help.

She turns to her village elders,

but they’re powerless to help.

Years pass...

Eventually, the police department employs more female officers, and the village elders successfully campaign for street lighting. The community is a safer place for everyone.

National action plans prioritize the role of women in local law enforcement. People are better served, resulting in safer communities.