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Vietnam News | Women

Vietnam parliament elects first woman chair
  • Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan became the country’s first parliament chairwoman, the fourth-highest government office.
  • Legislators lauded the historic moment and noted the ongoing push for 30% of the parliament’s seats to be occupied by women.
  • Her election was expected after she was re-elected to the 19-member Politburo within the Communist Party, the lead decision-making body in the country.

Read more:
Vietnam has first chairwoman of parliament” (Thanh Nien News)
Vietnam elects first woman to lead parliament” (Deutsche Welle)
Vietnam Elects First Chairwoman of Parliament” (AP via ABC News)

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