The Australian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City and the Australian Chamber of Commerce (AusCham) organised a seminar on October 22 to seek measures to enhance economic empowerment of women and promote gender equality.
More than 100 experts from Vietnam’s government agencies and international and domestic organisations gathered in Hanoi on March 28 to discuss how to create a better environment for female migrant workers to access decent work.
“Economic empowerment for women is a strong commitment and one of the priorities of the Vietnamese Government,” said Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung.
Women’s economic empowerment in the changing world of work was the focus of a round-table discussion held in Hanoi on March 3 by the UN in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
VOV.VN -National Platform “Women’s Economic Empowerment in Agribusiness to promote gender equality”aims to identify gender gaps, solution development, and policy recommendation to facilitate start-up female entrepreneurs in agribusiness.
Australia has confirmed it will provide Vietnam about A$90 million (US$66.8 million) of aid in fiscal 2015.