Helen Clark, former New Zealand prime minister
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Helen Clark's anger at Burmese monk's sexist remarks

The head of the UN development agency and former prime minister of New Zealand, Helen Clark, has ended a two-day visit to Indonesia, where she called for a limits on deforestation.

Her visit to the region comes just weeks after another top female UN official suffered gender-based insults from a prominent Burmese monk.

Ashin Wir-Adoo likened the South Korean UN envoy, Yanghee Lee, to a prostitute.

Alice Budisatrijo spoke to Helen Clark about women in politics, but began by asking for her reaction to the monk's remarks.

  • 11 Feb 2015
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