Violence against women can be ended "within a generation"

Step it up for gender equality. Photo: UNICEF/Gangale

Violence against women can be ended "within a generation" according to delegates attending a United Nations meeting on gender equality.

A review by experts on the issue was presented on the margins of the 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women taking place in New York.

It acknowledges that this violence is detrimental to society and suggests more practical approaches to combat the problem.

Cathrine Hasselberg reports.

Duration: 2'15"

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