In order to further the development of proper protection from and response to landmines and explosive remnants of war in conflict and post-conflict countries, the United Nations Mine Action Service and the International Mine Action Standards Review Board are taking the necessary steps to ensure gender perspectives become an integral part of national mine-action plans. This article briefly describes the evolution of gender mainstreaming in mine action and how UNMAS has addressed the issue.
Buckley, Aaron J. and Ikeda, Akiko
"UNMAS and Gender Mainstreaming in Mine Action,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 13
, Article 17.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol13/iss3/17