Women Clear Landmines in Angola
Women can do everything. They fight fires, win World Cups and clear landmines. Good covered a group of women in Angola who are bravely cleaning up the aftermath of war.
As part of a project known as “Women in Demining” by non-profit organization HALO Trust, women in Angola are trained to remove the debris left from their 32-year civil war. After their independence from Portugal, the country experienced a war that went on from 1975-2002.
The job is not only giving Angolans their country back, but it’s giving women an opportunity to be empowered.
Read more on the women behind this story and the stats on the impact of land mines today.