At Burj Al Muluk, a village in south Lebanon, Ms. Siham Homsi looks forward to her visit to the doctor. There is no full-time clinic here, and the nearest hospital is in Bint Jbeil.
UNIFIL commemorated the annual Open Day on Women, Peace and Security on Monday December 1 with a presentation by the Women's Working Group of Southern Lebanon on ways to encourage women's involvement in the peace-building process.
UNIFIL's Belgian battalion (Belubatt) completed a four-month training program at the Amlieh Orphan Care Association in Tibnin, as one of their final community initiatives in south Lebanon.
The training program covered basic computer skills as well as lessons in hygiene and first-aid.