Leaders encouraged to "Step It Up for Gender Equality"

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Global Leaders' Meeting on Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

There can be no sustainable future if half the world's population lacks equal rights, according to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

The UN chief is urging world leaders to make gender equality a global priority to achieve his vision of "a 50:50 Planet by 2030."

Dianne Penn reports.

Duration: 3’18″

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