Women's empowerment is unfinished business, says ITC chief

Arancha Gonzalez. UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras

Lack of progress on women's economic rights is the major challenge for the 21st century, according to International Trade Centre chief Arancha Gonzalez.

That's because women are the "poorest of the poor", so there's "unfinished business" on gender equality, she insists.

Twenty years after pledges were made in Beijing to promote women's rights, Ms Gonzalez tells Daniel Johnson how there's a growing awareness that economic empowerment is a crucial first step.

Duration: 3’21″

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