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The Iraqi women braving Basra's minefields

FRANCE24, 05 Apr 2021
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Suiting up in full body armour, face shields and helmets, a group of 14 #women set out across the rugged fields of #Iraq's #Basra Province to take on one of the world's most dangerous jobs. They are the region's first all-female demining team and are not only helping clear their region from deadly #explosives but also defying rigid gender norms in a country where just having a job as a woman is rare.

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