[Karachi, September 30. Image via Getty]

Female Pakistani paramilitary troops march during a passing out parade at The Corps Rangers Training Centre in Karachi on September 30, 2009. Pakistani troops have fought increasingly against Taliban militants in recent years, with the country suffering from a deadly Islamist backlash that has killed about 2,000 people in bomb attacks in the last two years. AFP PHOTO/RIZWAN TABASSUM (Photo credit should read RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP/Getty Images)