Women need greater role in humanitarian relief efforts

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Kyung-wha Kang, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator. Credit: UN Photo/Mark Garten

Women need a greater role in humanitarian relief efforts following war or natural disasters, according to the UN.

Recently experts gathered at the UN to discuss strategies to ensure that women are included in making decisions during times of crisis.

They also looked at how women can better protect themselves during periods of upheaval.

Maria Carlino reports.

Duration: 2'51"

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