UN video:Service and Sacrifice - Peacekeepers from India
UN news features: India and the UN: Celebrating 70 years of invaluable service to the cause of peace
India: A long and deep tradition of contributing to UN peacekeeping
India has a long tradition of sending women on UN peacekeeping missions. In 1960, women serving in the Indian Armed Forces Medical Services were interviewed by UN Radio before being deployed to the Republic of the Congo.
In numbers: Indian peacekeepers deploy to nine mission