Themed “Joining hands to stop violence against woman and girls”, the Action Month 2017 will be launched from November 15 to December 15. It aims to create a peak campaign, increase activities for gender equality, prevention and control of violence against woman and girls. The People’s Committee requests city’s departments, agencies, sectors, unions and associations, People’s Committees of districts, suburban districts and towns to prepare their plans, issue them and conduct activities during the Action Month.
According to actual conditions, the departments, agencies, sectors, unions and associations, People’s Committees of districts, suburban districts and towns will organize activities in response to the Action Month, such as conferences, launching ceremonies, art performances, roadshows, posters and banners at offices, schools, streets, public places, city centers and crowded areas.
Popularization will be conducted, focusing on theme, message and activities in framework of the Action Month on mass media of Ha Noi, radios of districts, towns and communes. Communications products of gender equality, gender-based violence prevention and control will be released and spread. Furthermore, there will be dialogues, seminars, workshops, and music and sports exchanges. Featured and highlighted models in preventing, controlling violence against women and girls will be recognized and honored; resources will be mobilized for supporting violence victims, women and girls in difficult circumstances.
Inter-disciplinary inspection will be conducted during the Action Month, thus detecting difficulties and suggesting policies to prevent and control violence against woman and girls. Articles on implementation of the Action Month in agencies, departments, districts and towns will be publicized on websites of the Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs; the result of the activities will be reported to the Department by December 18.