Gender equality in the workplace needed for business breakthroughs: Expert

Gender equality at the workplace needs to be recognized as one of the drivers of long-term growth and breakthroughs for businesses, especially as Vietnam has a high proportion of women in the labor market, according to Nguyen Quang Vinh, General Secretary of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

Vinh made the statement at a workshop on March 15 in Hanoi held jointly by the Vietnam Business Coalition for Women’s Empowerment (VBCWE), funded by the Australian Government’s Investing in Women initiative, and the VCCI’s Vietnam Business Council for Sustainable Development (VBCSD).

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