More women globally are without jobs than men: ILO

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Bangladeshi women waiting for their hand-picked tea leaves to be weighted in a tea plantation. ILO/Cassidy K.

Women around the world face higher unemployment rates than men, according to a new report issued by the International Labour Organization (ILO) on Tuesday.

The ILO's Global Employment Trends for Women 2012 has been produced in collaboration with UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.

Derrick Mbatha reports:

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