Situation of women in Pakistan "quite alarming"

Girls learning to weave in Karachi, Pakistan.UN Photo/John Isaac

The situation of women in Pakistan is "quite alarming" according to the head of the United Nations development office in the country.

The UN is working to advocate for women's rights and empowerment, saying ensuring greater equality of women will be critical for Pakistan's development.

Marc-Andre Franche is the head of the UN Development Programme's office there.

Daniel Dickinson asked him how the immediate future looks for Pakistani women.

Duration: 3'19"

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