Miss Vietnam 2012 title holder, Dang Thu Thao, has been chosen as first Charity Ambassador of the program ‘Erasing AO/Dioxin Pain Together’, for the year 2013.
|Agent Orange victims sit outside the appeal hearing for justice for Vietnamese dioxin people (Photo: Courtesy of VAVA)|
This news was released by Senior Lieutenant General Nguyen Van Rinh, President of the Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (VAVA), at a press brief on August 9.
Thao will contribute to promoting VAVA activities in the community and link donors with millions of Vietnamese AO/Dioxin Victims.
In related news, an exhibition of photos opened at the Youth Cultural House in Ho Chi Minh City on August 9 on occasion of 52nd Anniversary of the First Spraying of Agent Orange in Vietnam by the US Government in 1961, and ten years of establishment of Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin.
The exhibition will display photos of the association activities in the last ten years; appeals hearings for seeking justice for Victims of Agent Orange; international supporters of Vietnamese Agent Orange Victims; and good models of Agent Orange Victims who have overcome their disabilities to re-integrate into society.