The Women Demining Artsakh


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(The Armenian Weekly) It’s 7 a.m. Lusine Asryan kisses her sleeping daughter and gets ready for work. She puts on a vest and a helmet. The 38-year-old mother of three is heading to the minefield through blackberry bushes to detect cluster bomb remnants under the scorching sun. Asryan has been working at the HALO Trust in Nagorno-Karabakh for seven years.

The organization states that Nagorno-Karabakh tops the list of mine accidents per capita in the world. A quarter of the victims of these accidents are children.

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Published: Thursday, October 13, 2022

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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