Demining Stereotypes in Iraq


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(UN) Dina Khuder, Mahrosa Abdulmuneer, and Maha Jamal, Iraqi women in mine action, challenge traditional norms. They work for Shareteah Humanitarian Organization partnered with UNMAS in Sinjar, contributing to safer environments. Mahrosa is a dedicated searcher, driven by the safety of children.

Maha Jamal, in Explosive Hazard Management, values saving lives through her work. Dina Khuder, a deminer, aims to break gender barriers and restore contaminated lands. Despite initial resistance, their impactful work earns community support. Inclusion of women remains a priority in mine action, though progress is ongoing.

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Published: Thursday, April 4, 2024

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 3, 2024

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