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UN Gender – Year Ahead 2016

Value of womens unpaid work deserves recognition

The value of womens unpaid work deserves greater recognition in societies around the world. Thats one of the findings of the UNs latest Human Development Report, which among other things, highlights how womens 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 its important for societies to acknowledge womens unpaid contributions.

Girls learning to weave in Karachi, Pakistan.UN Photo/John Isaac