Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs
March 6, 2013

Secretary John Kerry and Michele Obama met with International Women of Courage Award recipient First Sergeant Malalai Bahaduri of the Afghan National Interdiction Unit. First Sergeant Bahaduri is the first female member of Afghan National Interdiction Unit and plays an integral role in the Afghan effort to target the most significant drug trafficking networks, collect evidence, and arrest and prosecute drug traffickers in accordance with Afghan law.

Date: 03/08/2013 Description: First Lady Michelle Obama, left, and Secretary of State John Kerry, right, recognize Second Lieutenant Malalai Bahaduri of Afghanistan as a 2013 International Women of Courage Award Winner at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C., on March 8, 2013. - State Dept Image