Call to break "gender imbalance" at UN climate conference

Titi Akosa leads singing and dancing on “Gender Day” at COP21, highlighting the need for more women to be involved in negotiating the new climate change agreement. UN News Centre/Stephanie Coutrix

Gender equality must be featured in a new universal climate change agreement and so far it does not figure prominently enough.

That's according to dozens of non-governmental organizations who are attending the UN climate change conference, or COP21, in Paris.

The second week of negotiations to reach a climate deal are underway and due to end within days.

Stephanie Coutrix reports from Paris on what's been dubbed as "Gender Day" at COP21.

Duration: 3’34″

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