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Professor Mangai Natarajan is Quoted in Reuters Article on Women Police in Pakistan

Professor Mangai Natarajan in the Department of Criminal Justice was interviewed for an article by Reuters titled, “Pakistan's Women Police Fight Criminals, Militants and Scorn,” by Katharine Houreld. The article examines how women police in Pakistan combat sexual discrimination in the workplace and in the community.

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Professor Natarajan is an active policy-oriented researcher who has published widely in three areas: drug trafficking; women police and domestic violence. She is one of the leading women researchers on drug trafficking and her edited volume with Professor Mike Hough of Kings College, London, (Illegal Drug Markets: From Research to Policy, 2000) is widely cited. Her latest article (2006) on “Understanding the Structure of a Large Heroin Distribution Network” uses wiretap data collected in New York and is published in the Journal of Quantitative Criminology.