Project promotes gender equality among Bru-Van Kieu ethnic community

A workshop was held in the central province of Quang Binh on May 10 to introduce a project to improve access to vocational training to enhance the quality of human resources and economic empowerment, contributing to promoting gender equality for local women and female students in the Bru-Van Kieu ethnic minority group. The event was jointly held by the provincial women’s development support fund and the provincial women’s union.

This is one of the two projects of Vietnam, and one of the 55 awarded in the call for local initiatives in 2023 in 26 French-speaking countries by the “La Francophonie avec elle” fund for women after the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The project’s activities are expected to encourage ethnic minority women to apply their knowledge to daily work, thus generating income, improving the daily life, and raising their status.

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