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First-ever women recruits of the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) patrol the India-Pakistan border fence at Attari village near Amritsar, India, September 11, 2009. A total of 178 women recruits mostly between the age group of 19-25 have been inducted into the BSF after completing 38 weeks of training. Most of them will take up their assignment along the 553 kilometres long, fenced India-Pakistan border in Punjab while 60 women will be posted on the India-Bangladesh border in the near future, according to BSF officials. — AP Photo/Altaf Qadri

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Taken on September 13, 2009