Women living longer but still face serious challenges worldwide

20 October 2015

Women around the world are living longer than ever, but still face formidable challenges when it comes to issues of equality.

That’s just one of the findings of a new report on the lives of women released by the United Nations on Tuesday.

The “World’s Women 2015” report takes a comprehensive view of the state of women’s affairs globally, based on data and statistics gathered from all around the world.

The report details a number of advancements made in the last five years but also highlights persistent challenges.

Veronica Reeves has more.

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