(HBO) - On November 16th, the Provincial Women's Union held a conference to implement project 8, "Implementing the gender equality and solving the urgent problems for women and children” at the provincial level in 2022There were representatives of leaders from the provincial Women's Union and 80 delegates from 10 districts and the city attending the conference.

The conference scene. 

Project 8 is chaired and implemented by the Vietnamese Women's Union under the National Target Program for the socio-economic development in the areas of ethnic minority and mountainous ones in the period of 2021-2030, phase I: from 2021- 2025 has been approved by the Prime Minister in Decision 1719, dated October 14, 2022. The target audience of the project is women and girls in extremely difficult communes. The project's objective is to raise the awareness and change the gender stereotypes; taking care and solving some urgent problems for women and children. 

In Hoa Binh, the Provincial Women's Union has directed the project implementation in 4 districts: Da Bac, Lac Son, Cao Phong, Yen Thuy. In which, each district selects 2 suitable communes to focus the resources and comprehensively intervene in the project's models. The districts have been allocated funds to stimulate the demand for the activities; at the same time, it is actively integrated it into the national target programs, the other programs, schemes and projects of the localities and the units and they have coordinated with appropriate departments and agencies to build the models and support women and children. They have clearly defined their roles and responsibilities and mobilized the resources among the members and women to promote their potential and internal resources in implementing the project activities. 

At the conference, the delegates have been guided to implement the project's activities; deploying and directing the project's intervention models and activities; sharing and updating the problems in the local implementation; discussing solutions to coordinate the project implementation; exchanging and answering the project issues, gender analysis and gender mainstreaming in the policy formulation.

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