Empowering women has direct effect on population growth:UNFPA Chief
Thirty three of the 48 least developed countries, or LDCs, are in Africa.
Population in these countries is expected to double by 2050.
At the Fourth United Nations Conference on the Least Developed Countries, Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the UN Population Fund, told Dan Dickinson that population growth and poverty are directly related.
Empowering women, he said, can have a direct impact on population growth and the improvement of people’s lives