Commission spurs advancement of women03:56

Published on May 27, 2015

The Lao National Commission for the Advancement of Women discusses progress made towards women’s advancement

Introduction: The Lao National Commission for the Advancement of Women convened a meeting to discuss progress made towards women’s advancement and strategic plans to achieve gender equality.

Story: The meeting addressed the 2030 Vision for Women’s Advancement, the Strategic Plan for Gender Equality from 2016-2025, and the five-year Gender Equality Development Plan for 2016-2020.

Vice President of the Lao Women’s Union, Ms Bandith Pathoumvanh, said she hoped participants would share in informative discussions towards achieving the goals of the advancement of women, gender equality, and the elimination of discrimination against women.

It would be a valuable opportunity for participants from various government ministries and NGOs to stimulate discussion and provide practical advice on the implementation of plans and comment on the progress made towards the three main goals.

Source: Lao National Television News in English (LNTV)
Broadcast on May 27, 2015