Vietnam suggests gender equality solutions at ASGP’s session

Secretary General of the Vietnamese National Assembly Bui Van Cuong delivered a speech on gender equality in parliaments at the plenary session of the Association of Secretaries General of Parliaments (ASGP) in Manama, the capital city of Bahrain on March 13 (local time). The Vietnamese NA Standing Committee provided close guidance on enhancing skills training for female candidates joining in election campaigns, as well as for female NA deputies after they are elected. It also raised public awareness of women’s role in the NA, he said.

The Vietnamese NA currently ranks 64th in terms of the percentage of female deputies according to the February 2023 Global Data on National Parliaments released by the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU).

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