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Indian Women help to defuse Sri Lanka’s killing fields

Mar 28, 2010 10:55:56 AM - thecolombotimes.com

CHENNAI: One bunch of retired officers from the Indian Army has learnt to balance their innate sense of chivalry with their aim of promoting the empowerment of women. Horizon — The Demining People, led by Major General (Retd) Shashikant Pitre says it is the first company to employ women from the local Tamil community in northern Sri Lanka to help clear the minefields left over from the civil war.