Libya’s First Female Deminers Must Deal With More Than Bombs


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(Deutche Welle) Despite the danger, her family's fears and the potential for criticism from Libyan society at large, Farah al-Ghazali, one of Libya's first female deminers, said she didn't hesitate when she got the opportunity to help rid her country of land mines.

"I didn't look back," she told DW. "My family told me to be careful and I told them I would be. I told them about all the good things we can do for people here. I also give my family and friends advice about what they should do if they see a land mine or an explosive device," the 30-year-old continued enthusiastically…

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Published: Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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