UNMAS staff is almost 50% female. Women worldwide are vital to the drive to clear our planet of landmines and protect against their indiscriminate effects, teaching people how to live safely in contaminated areas, assisting victims, clearing landmines and disposing of explosive. What motivates these women? What makes this work so fulfilling? In their own voices female UNMAS officers from Afghanistan to Somalia describe what they do and their satisfaction in saving lives and helping to re-establish stability. This video was released on 2014 International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action.
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