UN Gender Focus Special: International Women’s Day

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UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka speaks at International Women's Day event at United Nations Headquarters in New York. UN Photo/Evan Schneider

This week we're bringing you a special programme to celebrate International Women's Day, marked annually on the 8th of March.

This year, the UN's gender entity, UN Women, is putting the focus on work issues, including unpaid care and domestic work, and their impact on achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

The 17 SDGs aim to transform the world by 2030, including through gender equality and decent work for all.

Dianne Penn sat down with UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka to discuss some of the barriers to a more just and equitable workplace.

Presenter: Dianne Penn
Production Assistant: Ana Carmo
Duration: 10’00″

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