Vietnam strives to promote women’s economic empowerment
Vietnam has supported the capacity of some 3,323 women-owned enterprises to adapt their businesses in line with the requirements of the pandemic.
Under WeEmpowerAsia, the programme falls under the purview of the Vietnam Women Entrepreneurs Council (VWEC) under the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women).
WeEmpowerAsia has launched 15 e-learning courses on business management and leadership skills for women, with 7,700 women receiving the training.
The programme has also overseen the creation of a web-based gender responsive enterprise assessment tool for SMEs in the portal of Agency for Enterprise Development.
Besides that, WeEmpowerAsia has launched 10 e-learning courses on women entrepreneur’s start-up and development on the e-learning platform of the Vietnam Women’s Academy, which has supported 3,000 women.