Global Journalist: North Korea Women's Rights

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North Korea has one of the worst human rights record in the world, but for women the situation is particularly acute. Sexual harassment and sexual assault are rarely punished, and many women who escape to neighboring China end up being trafficked into prostitution or sold as brides to Chinese men. Yet despite these challenges, North Korean women often have more economic freedoms than men. On this edition of Global Journalist, a look at women's rights in North Korea.

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