The ceremony of price was honored by the presence of Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam, Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam Ann Mawe and Head of UN Office Women in Vietnam Elisa Fernandez.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam congratulated the Vietnamese Women’s Union for its actions in favor of the rights of women and women in difficulty. According to him, the start-up s are a new lever for the country's economy.
According to Vietnamese Women’s Union President Ha Thi Nga, this year's event attracted more participants than the previous two years, with candidates of different ages and from different sectors.
In particular, up to 12 percent of projects came from areas inhabited by ethnic minorities and 3 percent from women with disabilities, she noted.
The winning projects reflected the connectivity between scientists and farmers, producers and consumers, and between producers, while ensuring green, clean and safe production with technological applications.
During the three years of implementation of the start-up women's support project for the period 2017-2025 up to 46825 ideas and projects were sent to start-up competitions, and 38415 women received start-up assistance. .
The Organizing Committee awarded 68 projects, 23 of which are led by women with disabilities and 10 by young students. - VNA
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