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Cablegate: Vietnam: Women Empowerment Contacts

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STATE FOR S/WE SASHA MEHRA AND GERDA LANE, EAP/MTS

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: KWMN PHUM PREL RP UNGA
SUBJECT: VIETNAM: WOMEN EMPOWERMENT CONTACTS

REF: STATE 178055

1. On November 28, Poloff shared reftel fact sheet on
recommendations from the Women's Empowerment Working Session with
Nguyen Thi Minh Quy, Director of the National Committee for the
Advancement of Women. After discussing the sheet with her
colleagues, Quy will send us ideas on possible projects,
partnerships or activities that promote the empowerment of women;
Post will relay these ideas to Washington as soon as they become
available.

2. Per reftel request, Post recommends the following contacts for
future women's empowerment-related events:

A. Madam Ton Nu Thi Ninh
Vice Chairwoman
Foreign Affairs Committee, National Assembly
Address: 37 Hung Vuong Street, Hanoi
Phone: (84-4) 0804-4219

B. Ms. Nguyen Van Anh
Director
Center for Studies and Applied Sciences on Gender, Women and
Adolescents
Phone: (84-4) 756-9869; Fax: (84-4) 756-0869

C. Ms. Vuong Thi Hanh
Director
Center for Education and Empowerment of Women
Phone: (84-4) 572-6789; Fax: (84-4) 572-6789

D. Madam Ha Thi Khiet
President
Vietnam Women's Union
Address: 39 Hang Chuoi, Hanoi
Phone: (84-4) 971-3438

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