“Empowering women –Empowering humanity” Campaign




20 years of advancing women's rights in Viet Nam


What's the campaign? 

"Empowering women – Empowering Humanity" is a year-long public mobilization campaign that marks the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action, which launched a visionary blueprint for advancing women's rights in all areas of life around the world.

Here in Viet Nam the campaign invites Vietnamese women and men, the Government and other key stakeholders to celebrate 20 years of advancing women's right. We want to engage everyone in a dynamic conversation, that recognizes achievements but also seeks to solve remaining challenges . At the same time it calls everyone to action, to renew political will, to raise awareness and to mobilize us all to build a better future for our women and girls.

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Stay tuned to the Campaign homepage to learn more about successes in Viet Nam over the past 20 years as well as ideas of how you can get involved and help make a difference.

What is the Beijing Platform for Action?

The Platform for Action adopted at the 1995 UN Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing, is an agenda for women's empowerment, offering a defining policy framework and roadmap for achieving gender equality and women's rights. It has stimulated unprecedented political energy and social mobilization around the world, with governments, civil society and others using it to take steps to end inequality and discrimination. UN Member States including Viet Nam have repeatedly reaffirmed its normative force.

Read more about the Beijing Platform for Action

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