Nasima has guarded The Women’s Garden in Kabul since 2010. Nasima and a fellow
female officer guard the gardens without weapons. Their duty is to secure the gardens
against female suicide bombers, who pack explosives under their burkas. She is worried
that she will have difficulty stopping an attack unarmed. She has been a police officer
since 1986, with an interuption during the Taliban regime. Her husband is also a police
officer and also supports her career.