In addition to contributing to the safe release of landmine-contaminated land in Tajikistan, Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) has pushed norms and traditions by incorporating an all-female demining team into its operations. Less than a year ago, imagining an all-female demining team operating in a country with strictly-defined gender roles was difficult.
"Female Demining Teams in Tajikistan,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 19
, Article 15.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol19/iss1/15