International Women's Day!
Welcome to a special International Women's Day episode featuring women from around the world, brought together by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
From Tunisia, to Ireland, Panama, the United States, Sri Lanka, Denmark, & Australia...Rose Reid interviews women tackling the globe's greatest humanitarian issues:
Aya Chebbi, the African Union Special Envoy on Youth
Senator Alice Mary Higgins and Senator Colette Kelleher of Ireland, who campaigned to amend Ireland's constitution to legalize abortion in 2018
Dr. Natalia Kanem, the Executive Director of UNFPA
Jayathma Wickramanayake, the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth
- Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, Patron of UNFPA
All interviews were recorded in front of a live audience at the 2019 Nairobi Summit, where more than 10,000 people gathered to demand, and work towards, gender equality.
Special thanks to Julius Okoti and his team, for engineering & recording live in Nairobi, Kenya.
And a very special thanks to Etienne Leue, Mandira Paul, and the entire team at UNFPA for making these interviews possible.
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