A cloud of dust and smoke rises into the sky as deminers from the Cambodian Mine Action Centre, with the help of non-governmental organisation Halo Trust, explode landmines in the western province of Kampong Speu, Cambodia. Photo: AFP

Why job of clearing Cambodia’s landmines is giving locals the chance to improve their lives

  • NGOs striving to clear Cambodia’s minefields are giving opportunities to local mean and women, including landmine survivors and female labourers
  • With women able to earn far more than as employed as labourers, and receiving insurance and maternity leave, positive changes are occurring to local society
Topic |   Cambodia
A cloud of dust and smoke rises into the sky as deminers from the Cambodian Mine Action Centre, with the help of non-governmental organisation Halo Trust, explode landmines in the western province of Kampong Speu, Cambodia. Photo: AFP
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