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.