Vietnam looks to promote equal rights: Deputy Minister
"As a result, more and more Vietnamese women have found senior jobs in Government agencies. That is evidenced by the fact that the proportion of women in the National Assembly is one of the highest in any legislative body in the Asia-Pacific region," Hoa said. He added that literacy rates among women in
Hoa's report was made at the 54th meeting of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, which reviewed the effectiveness of the
"The country will also devise a national strategy for gender equality for the 2011-20 period," she said.
On the sidelines of the meeting, the Vietnamese delegation met and had working sessions with other UN members to seek opportunities for co-operation on issues concerning gender equality.