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Landmine Ladies: de-mining with HALO in Sri Lanka

Apr 13, 2010 3:26:57 AM - thecolombotimes.com

It’s only 9am but already it’s over 30 degrees in the ‘Vanni’, the rice-bowl region of northern Sri Lanka.


Yet Saila Jan, a 29 year-old mother of two, has already been at work for a couple of hours and is now taking a well earned break from the paddy field she’s been toiling away in. Despite the heat, she smiles: