Press network helps boost economic empowerment among ethnic women

The Institute for Research on Development Communication (RED), a member of the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA), on April 28 introduced a press network set up under a Canadian-funded project for the economic empowerment of ethnic women in Vietnam.

Vu Ngoc Dung, a representative of RED, said the establishment of the press network under the project aims to enhance media coverage of women’s economic rights and products made by female ethnic minorities. It will increase participating journalists’ knowledge on the matter, connect them to relevant businesses and civil society organisations, and organise field trips for them, among others.

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