The United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon was created in 1978, under Security Council resolutions 425 and 426, to confirm Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon, restore the international peace and security, and help the Lebanese government restore its effective authority in the area.
|Many women have left husbands and children behind|
to serve for the Unifil
With the conflict still unsettled, Unifil strives to prevent hostilities and protect civilians caught in fighting.
This episode of Everywoman aired on Friday, April 4, 2008
Everywoman got exclusive access to the women serving in Lebanon with Unifil.
They come from Belgium, France, Spain and Ireland.
Many have left husbands and children behind to serve in this peace keeping force.
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