THE WORLDPOST
08/06/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Sudanese Women Risk Their Lives To Demine Sudan's Former Battlefields

BUNGU, Sudan: When Faiza Annet waves her daughter off to school, it's the 7-year-old who warns her mother to take care. Annet is part of an all-female demining team, working to make safe the dangerous former battlefields of southern Sudan and open up land so people can return home. "My daughter tells me to be safe each time I say goodbye," said Annet, who works for one of two women's teams run by Norwegian People's Aid (NPA).

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