Central VWU carried out a survey on women’s situation and WU’s works in Son La province

From 4-5 July 2008, a mission sent by the Central of Vietnam Women’s Union (CVWU), and headed by Mrs. Hoang Thi Ai Nhien, Vice President of VWU carried out a survey on women’s situation and works of WU in Muong Bon commune, Mai Son district and Phieng Khoai commune, Yen Chau district, Son La province in order to prepare a work plan of setting up a models of implementing the Resolution of the 10th National WU’s Congress.

A seminar was hold to get ideas from the local authorities and massorganizations in the communes, at the same time, a survey was conducted by the mission o­n thefamilies to get the information to make out a practical plan of setting up models in Muong Bon and Phieng Khoai commune.


Setting up models conducted by the Presidium of the Central VWU is a new effort to effectively implement Resolutions of the 10th National Women’s Congress, to partly address well difficulties andproblems at the grass root level and to draw lessons in directing women’s movement in the country, to develop suitable model for each region replication to others. Based o­n these models, VWU will propose to the Party and the State specific programs and policies to support women especially ethnic minority women.


The modeling will be conducted in the period of 2008 – 2011 and covers 6 areas of mobilization ofethnic minority women, poverty reduction; drugs prevention; literacy for women; function of representative ofWU at all level and implementation of the movement “Studying and following the late President Ho Chi Minh’s moral example.”

Nguyen Thi Nga-Son La Women’s Union
Translated by VWU’s Int’l Relations Dept.