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Women vote could hand Obama victory

Latest polls suggest US president is ahead of his Republican challenger Mitt Romney among female voters.

    The latest polls show President Barack Obama ahead of his Republican challenger Mitt Romney among US women voters.

    A debate over the funding of contraception earlier this year may have helped widen the gender gap. If Obama keeps his job, the margin of victory could come entirely from the votes of women.

    From Des Moines, Iowa, John Hendren looks at the role of women's issues in the presidential campaign.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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