Value of women's unpaid work deserves recognition

Families cook their meal in Quetta, Balochistan Province, Pakistan. UN Photo/WFP/Amjad Jamal

The value of women's unpaid work deserves greater recognition in societies around the world.

That's one of the findings of the UN's latest Human Development Report, which among other things, highlights how women's contributions can help improve our quality of life, both now and in the future.

Veronica Reeves spoke with Shantanu Mukherjee from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to find out why it's important for societies to acknowledge women's unpaid contributions.

Duration: 3'17"

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