Women in development
Building a strong justice system to break the cycle of violence against women
For the first time in the Lao PDR, on May 26-27, key justice agencies came together to explore how they could fulfill their role in responding to and preventing violence against women. This training session follows the recommendations outlined in a detailed capacity needs assessment ...
Laos' Planning department boosts women’s leadership potential
The Department of Planning under the Ministry of Planning and Investment hosted a one-day training seminar on “Smart Leadership for Women” aiming to enhance the capacity of its female staff.The department’s Director General, Ms Phonevanh Outhavong, and Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Planning and ...
Lao Women Join International Peers At 2018 Global Summit Of Women In Sydney
(KPL) As part of its commitment to promoting women’s leadership in Laos, the Australian government has supported 10 high-achieving women from Laos to participate in the 2018 Global Summit of Women in Sydney, Australia, which brought together 1,000 women leaders from around the world between ...
Outstanding Lao ladies shine at regional women’s entrepreneur awards
Nine Lao businesswomen received the Outstanding Asean Women Entrepreneurs Award 2018 granted by the Asean Women Entrepreneurs Network (AWEN) at the Department of Social Development and Welfare Building in Bangkok, Thailand last week.Almost 100 nominated businesswomen from Asean countries joined the special awards ceremony to ...