Former Malawi president Joyce Banda
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100Women: Joyce Banda on the challenges faced by women

Former Malawi president Joyce Banda has been speaking about the challenges faced by women at the 100Women conference in London.

Ms Banda said women are able to compete in politics "comfortably" and help other women too.

"It would be tragic for this world to ignore this enormous human resource called women," she warned.

The BBC's 100 Women season runs online, on BBC World News TV and on BBC World Service radio from 27-29 October.

Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter, using the hashtag #100Women.

  • 28 Oct 2014
  • From the section World
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