The Women Ridding Sri Lanka of Mines

Sri Lanka Mines
Russell Watkins / Department for International Development

Cleaning Up
Jalini, 30, gets to work in the paddy fields in the 'Vanni', the 'rice-bowl' region of northern Sri Lanka. But she isn't harvesting rice; rather she's on the hunt for landmines, a deadly legacy of the violent 26 year-long conflict between the Sri Lankan government and the Tamil Tigers.

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