Research and Policy Consultation Workshop in Hanoi, Vietnam

The ESP-Mekong Empowerment and Security project, funded by the Australian Aid, held a policy forum in cooperation with the Vietnam Women Academy and the Vietnam Women’s Union in Hanoi on December 1st, 2016. The forum was attended by VWA/VWU officials, government and NGO representatives. The forum was held to present the project findings including the qualitative results from the four countries covered by the project, as well as the preliminary quantitative results covering Vietnam. The presentations of the research results were followed by group discussions and exchange on the relevance and applicability of the results in the context of Vietnam, as well as on providing recommendations that would draw from both the findings and the discussion that followed with policy makers.