Course organisers assess scheme to provide rural women with job skills

The Lao Women’s Union and the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Gender Equality and Family have joined forces to provide vocational training for Lao women, to improve their job prospects.

A meeting to discuss the management of the project took place on Friday at the Lao Women’s Training Centre in Vientiane, chaired by the Vice President of the Lao Women’s Union, Mrs Sirikit Bouppha and a representative of Korea’s Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, Mr Shang Heang Choi.

Also present were members of the Lao Women’s Union from Luang Prabang, Borikhamxay, Khammuan and Xekong provinces, as well as officials from the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare, Ministry of Education and Sports, and other bodies.

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