13th National Women’s Congress wraps up

The 13th National Women’s Congress concluded in Hanoi on March 11 after three working days.

In her closing remarks, President of the Vietnam Women’s Union Central Committee Ha Thi Nga said the congress was successfully organized with important outcomes.

Accordingly, the women organization will help 33,500 women’s households escape from the poor or near-poor status in the 2022 – 2027 period,

Besides, it will help improve the capacity of 17,000 women who are business owners, and help 80 percent of the women and girls who are victims of domestic violence or human trafficking to access at least one social support service.

The congress also affirmed the resolve in handling women affairs, and creating momentum for women from all social strata to bring into play their capacity.

The congress elected 155 people to the 13th Vietnam Women’s Union Central Committee, which later convened its first meeting and re-elected Nga as the President and choose four others as vice presidents./.