-To cultivate Vietnamese women who are patriotic, knowledgeable, healthy, skillful, dynamic, innovative, cultured, and kind-hearted.
-To build and develop and organizationally strong VWU, which can play a key role in motivating women and protecting the legitimate rights and interests of women,
MOVEMENT: Women study actively, work creatively and nurture happy families.
TASKS AND MEASURES OF V.W.U IN THE 2007-2012 PERIOD.
1.Raising women’s awareness, knowledge and capacity, in order to meet the requirements of the new situation; cultivating healthy, knowledgeable, skillful, dynamic, innovative, cultured and kind-hearted Vietnamese women.
2.Participating in the formulation, social counter- argument, and supervision of implementation of laws and policies on gender equality.
3.Assisting women in economic development, job creation and income generation.
4.Assisting women in building prosperous, equal, progressive and happy families.
5.Building and developing a strong organizational structure for VWU.
6.Expanding international relation and cooperation for equality, development and peace.
MAIN TARGET OF VWU TOWARDS 2012
1.More than 80% of VWU’s members will register to participate in the Women study actively, work creatively and nurture happy families Movement.
2.More than 70% of women will be informed about the Party’s direction, the State’s policies and laws, and VWU’s Statutes and Resolutions; educated in national tradition, moral lifestyle and gender equality; and trained on the prevention of social vices and how to nurture happy families.
3.More than 60% of mothers having children under 16years of age will be guide on childrearing methods and measures.
4.More than 70% of poor women will be supported by VWU to reduce poverty and eliminate hunger. Striving for a target of supporting more than 90% of female-headed poor households, with the goal of 40 to 50% escaping from poverty.
5.Annually, approximately 50.000 women will receive vocational training; the rate of long-term trained female laborers will increase.
6.Increasing the number of goof and excellent WU’s at the grassroots; more than 90% of communal Women’s Union will increase their core membership and their local WU Funds.
7.Increasing by more than 5% the membership of VWU compared to the number at the beginning of tenure; more than 80% of households that have women aged 18 and above will have at least one WU member; more than 70% of members will attend VWU regular activities and pay membership fee.
8.100% of WU presidents and vice presidents at the province/city level, and 90% WU presidents at the district/town level, and 90% WU presidents at the commune/ ward level under 45 years of age, will meet the required officers’ qualification.
GENERAL STATISTICS on WOMEN IN VIETNAM
Female population Women in leadership
National Assembly (2007-2012)
Provincial Peoples Council (2004-2009)
District Peoples Council
Communal People Council
Party membership (2001-2006)
Women in labor fore
National female labor force
Hotel and Restaurant
Education and training
Agriculture and Forestry
Commerce and repair
Finance and credit
Science and technology
Cultural and Sports