Global Summit of Women opens in Tokyo

by VTV413 May 2017 Last updated at 06:32 AM

Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh delivers speech at the opening session of the Global Summit of Women 2017 in Tokyo, Japan on Thursday.— VNA/VNS Photo Quang Hai
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh delivers speech at the opening session of the Global Summit of Women 2017 in Tokyo, Japan on Thursday.— VNA/VNS Photo Quang Hai

VTV.vn - The efforts and achievements of Vietnam in promoting women's role in economic development was highlighted by Vietnamese Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh at the opening session of the Global Summit of Women 2017 in Tokyo, Japan on May 11.

As many as 1,300 female delegates from over 60 countries are attending the event. In her speech at the event, the Vietnamese Vice President emphasised the significance of the summit, saying that it was a venue where women's potential is realised, new connections established and exchanges furthered to strengthen the role of women in the economy in each country and the world at large.

She applauded the theme of the summit Beyond Womenomics: Accelerating Access, stressing that the application of womenomics in Japan and other countries will not only ensures women's equal access to employment opportunities but also create other economic values.

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