VOV.VN - The Vietnam Women's Union and the UN Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women in Vietnam (UN Women) hosted an international forum on March 29 titled "Women, Cybersecurity and STEM".
The purpose of the event is to respond to the theme titled "Digital for All: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality" launched by the UN as part of International Women's Day on March 8.
Participants at the event put forward a number of initiatives which seek to promote women's participation in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field and ensure a safe cyber environment for both women and girls while calling for joint efforts to be made to promote gender equality and encourage women to master STEM and cyberspace.
Simultaneously, the event also saw participants jointly express their commitment to act for cybersecurity and gender equality in STEM
The forum represents a continuation of international events that the Vietnam Women's Union and the UN Women have jointly organised over the years as part of the Cooperation Framework Agreement between the two sides for the 2022 to 2026 period.
It is also part of activities aimed at supporting women's international integration based on the Vietnam Women's Union’s Resolution No 18 issued in January, 2021.