UNIFIL today joined the National Commission for Lebanese Women (NCLW) in marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the start of the 16 Days of A
Violence against women and girls is a global human rights challenge. The COVID-19 pandemic has further exposed this issue as a global emergency requiring urgent action at all levels, in all spaces and by all people.
Psychologists from UNIFIL Italian contingent recently organized stress management courses for Lebanese doctors and other medical personnel in south-western Lebanon, who have long been at the forefront of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
As part of the ongoing UNIFIL support to host communities in their fight against COVID-19 pandemic, UNIFIL Spanish peacekeepers donated last week several equipment to the social development centres (SDCs) of the south-eastern towns of Frun and Rachaya al Foukhar.
UNIFIL today commemorated the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the landmark UN Security Council resolution 1325 on women, peace and security with a virtual panel discussion with prominent women leaders of Lebanon.
UNIFIL has concluded its month-long partnership with the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and Blue Shield International (BSI) in securing and protecting the cultural heritage properties damaged in the aftermath of 4 August Beirut explosions.