Workshop looks at boosting gender equality in new-style rural area development

Gender equality should be included in the National Target Programme on New Rural Development as well as new-style rural area building criteria, by mainstreaming gender issues during the implementation of the programme in the years to come, a workshop in Hanoi on June 11 heard.

The workshop aimed to share the outcomes of studies on gender-related issues and women’s empowerment in the programme during the 2010-2020 period and to make recommendations on gender mainstreaming in the programme in subsequent periods.

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