A woman in a headscarf speaks to children sitting on a floor.

Technical Brief: Women’s Integration in the Syria Civil Defence Unexploded Ordnance Activities .

Technical Brief | September 26, 2023

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An examination of women as development practitioners in historically male-dominated activities

This technical brief provides practical recommendations for integrating women into historically male-dominated development activities and professions, specifically highlighting the work of neutralizing unexploded ordnances in Syria using lessons learned by the Syria Civil Defence, commonly known as the White Helmets.

Banner image caption: UXO volunteer provides information about unexploded ordnance to children in a camp for displaced people in eastern Idlib. This photo was taken by the White Helmets Assistance Program.