Ethnic minority women need more support

Women from ethnic minority groups still face limited access to beneficial development policies, a conference in Hà Nội heard on Monday. The workshop was held to discuss challenges and solutions to promote the development of ethnic women with the aim of leaving no one behind.

Nguyễn Thị Mai Hoa from the National Assembly’s Committee for Culture, Education, Youth, Adolescents and Children said many policies designed to support ethnic minority women are not strategic enough and lack proper plans and therefore often overlap, reducing their efficacy.

Participants at the conference also pointed to limitations in implementing policies due to a lack of resources and overlapping management authority of ministries.

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