The Vietnam Women’s Union Central Committee make debut at the congress. (Photo: VNA)
– The 13th National Women’s Congress for the 2022 - 2027 tenure wrapped up in Hanoi on
March 11 morning after three working days.
In her closing remarks, President of
the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) Central Committee Ha Thi Nga said the congress adopted
important documents and affirmed the resolve to continue strongly and
comprehensively reforming activities of the union’s all-level chapters so as to
fulfill their key role in handling women affairs, create momentum for women
from all social strata to bring into play their capacity, and improve the role
and stature of the women and chapters.
She highlighted the congress’s belief
that under the Party’s clear-sighted leadership, central and local authorities’
coordination, support from domestic and foreign organisations and individuals, the
consensus and solidarity of women nationwide, along with VWU cadres’ dynamism,
creativity, and dedication, the resolution of the 13th National
Women’s Congress will be carried out successfully, thereby creating strong
breakthroughs in the women’s movement and VWU activities in the time ahead.
The congress elected 155 people to
the 13th VWU Central Committee, which later convened its first
meeting and re-elected Nga as the President and chose four others as vice
Delegates raise their cards to vote on the statutes of the Vietnam Women's Union (Photo: VNA)
Following the closing ceremony, the VWU Central Committee
held a press meeting to popularise the congress’s outcomes.
Vice President of the 13th VWU Central Committee
Nguyen Thi Minh Huong said the congress was successful with all the agenda
approved at the preparatory session. It saw the presence of 959 of
the 1,000 official delegates.
approved the basic targets for 2022 - 2027, including helping 33,500 women’s
households escape from the poor or near-poor status; helping improve the
capacity of 17,000 women who are business owners, cooperative managers, or heads
of business households; assisting the establishment of 350 cooperatives with
women among their managers; and helping 80 percent of the women and girls who
are victims of domestic violence or human trafficking to access at least one
social support service, according to Huong./.