Until recently, mine action was widely perceived as a military and technical field where an almost exclusively male staff planned and implemented activities. However, there is still a need for a better understanding of what mine-affected communities can gain from including gender and age perspectives in mine action and how the different pillars of mine action mutually improve the quality and impact of mine action programs.
Jones, Abigail; Calza Bini, Arianna; and Varó, Stella Salvagni
"How to Improve Demining Activities Through Gender-sensitive Mine Risk Education,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 17
, Article 7.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol17/iss1/7