VND160 mil given to disabled women

Ho Chi Minh City Women Union yesterday gave VND160 million ($7,057) to 26 disabled women to help them do business at their households.

A vocational class for disabled people in Ha Noi's Thach That District. Experts said that more support should be provided for women with disabilities to overcome gender barriers. — VNA/VNS Photo Quy Trung
The union held a meeting themed “Ve dep vang trang khuyet” (Beauty of crescent moon) for disabled women in response to Vietnam’s Disabled Day aiming to encourage these special women to overcome their difficulties in life and have a happy family.

In the meeting, disabled women from all districts had chance to meet and exchange each other. The meeting also honored those who overcome their disability in daily life as well as introduced products made by these women. The organizer presented 20 prizes to most beautiful exhibit booths.

Additionally, the union also presented 100 gifts to female as supports and certificates of merit to 28 others.

By Thai Phuong – translated by Uyen Phuong

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