Women in Europe are delaying childbirth:UNECE

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Women throughout the ECE region are postponing childbearing, according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, the UNECE. Beng Poblete-Enriquez has the story.

Cameroon says it is combating violence against women

Cameroonian woman

Cameroon is making efforts to improve human rights, including by combating violence against women, according to its Foreign Minister Pierre Moukoko Mbonjo. Donn Bobb has more.

Haiti: Women take on new businesses

Haitians are rebuilding their homes

The resilience of Haitian women is demonstrated in this next story, as UN Television's Pat Duffy explains how survivors have risen from the ashes of the 2010 earthquake disaster to rebuild their homes. We hear more from Pat Duffy.

UNFPA Executive Director visits Syrian refugees

Babatunde Osotimehin visiting a Syrian refugee camp in Turkey – UNFPA Photo

Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the UN Population Fund, UNFPA, recently visited Syrian refugees in Turkey and Jordan to see their plight firsthand, as well as witness the support and services UNFPA is providing. Omar Kasrawi filed this report about the visit.

Presenter: Gerry Adams
Duration: 10'00"

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