On the morning of June 2, Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) President Ha Thi Nga attended the "Meeting on the coordination mechanism to support farmers in harvesting and selling agricultural products in the context of the Covid-19 epidemic" coordinated by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD). This activity will contribute to building ecological agriculture, modern countryside, smart farmers and improving the lives of rural people.
That was the theme of a webinar organized by ASEAN ACT with the participation of 400 delegates from 7 ASEAN countries on the afternoon of March 31st, 2021. Viet Nam joined the webinar at 3 venues (the VWU’s headquarter, Can Tho City and the People's Police Academy)
In order to increase the percentage of women elected to the National Assembly and the People's Councils for the 2021-2026 term, the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) has early directed its whole system on election work.
According to the quick information from some provincial Election Committees, the percentage of women elected to the provincial People's Council has reached over 30 percent - the target set out for the women’s representation in the People's Council at all levels.
The Vietnamese Government, the Government of Australia, and several United Nations agencies (UNFPA, UNICEF and UN Women) are committed to working together and calling for more joint efforts to end violence against women and children.