Swedish Ambassador, Vietnamese girl join #GirlsTakeover campaign

(VOVWORLD) - The Embassy of Sweden and the Plan International Vietnam organised a programme in Hanoi on Thursday to celebrate the International Day of the Girl (October 11). 
Swedish Ambassador, Vietnamese girl join #GirlsTakeover campaign - ảnh 1

A 20-year-old female student at the Hanoi National University of Education was able to experience one working day of the Swedish Ambassador and gain from her experience. #GirlsTakeover is a campaign launched globally by the Plan International, which encourages girls to step into the shoes of country leaders and call on their governments to remove the barriers that deny millions  their rights. In Vietnam, about 520 young girls have participated in the campaign since 2016. At a discussion with reporters, Swedish Ambassador to Vietnam Ann Mawe said Sweden is among the first countries putting forward foreign relations policies which support women’s rights to promote gender equality.