More 4000 WU’s cadres and members of Bac Yen District (Son La Province) are literate
Male dominance and gender bias practices have limited opportunities for women to fully develop their skills and perform to their potential in their families and community.Some traditional attitudes about duties of daughter-in-law after marriage have prevented married women from full participation and respect. This lack of opportunity for women hinders their progress in both family and community.
In this situation, Bac Yen WU cooperated with Department of Education and Training to mobilize and organize a number of anti-illiteracy classes for women. In 2001-2002, 2 anti-illiteracy classes were opened for 104 women, who are leaders of Women’s