Embassy of Canada fosters further gender collaboration with Tra Vinh University

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(TVU)– On 25 January, Ms. Jeanne Frances Illo, Gender Specialist – Embassy of Canada in Hanoi had a collaborative discussion on gender mainstreaming in training activities of Tra Vinh University (TVU). Ms. Thach Thi Dan, TVU Vice Rector attended this meeting.

The Vice Rector said that during its development, Tra Vinh University always pays attention to issues of gender and community associated with its academic activities in addition to gender training sessions to increase awareness among students and staff in this field.

  As reported by TVU Gender and Community Department, there are about 4,000 students engaging in gender training sessions every year.

“I am very impressed with Tra Vinh University since it is the only institution in the country possessing the Gender and Community Department where students are prepared with knowledge of gender”, said Jeanna Frances Illo. She hoped that there will be more gender mainstreaming in TVU curricula.

At the meeting, the two sides agreed to further expand collaborative opportunities about gender and ethnic minority toward bringing benefits to women and disadvantaged people in the years to come.

By Minh Nhut