1000 people attended the ‘All She Wants” community event to take action for female education in Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City, 14 December 2019 – On 14 December 2019, more than 1000 people participated in #allshewants community event hosted by Saigon Children’s Charity (saigonchildren), in partnership with CapitaLand Vietnam. The event is part of an on-going campaign between saigonchildren and CapitaLand Vietnam to raise funds to support female education in Vietnam.
The event was designed for families and children to have a festive celebration for Christmas with a seasonal flea market and live performances. Children enjoyed activities such as visiting Santa and his post office, Jedi training, dance workshop, as well as science and creative empowerment workshops.
During the event, several talks on female empowerment took place with topics such as how women can unleash their potential at work, how they can support each other, and how parents can empower their daughters.
This community event is part of the #allshewants campaign starting from November this year as a joint effort between
The campaign is still on-going and can be supported by spreading the words of female empowerment on social media along with the hashtag #allshewants. With each post, CapitaLand Vietnam will donate VND 20,000 to support education for girls.
According to the United Nations (UN), women account for more than two-thirds of the world's 796 million illiterate people. Every additional year of primary school would increase girls' eventual wages by 10 to 20 percent. It also encourages them to marry later and reduce their vulnerability to domestic abuse and violence. According to UNICEF Vietnam, over half of married women
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About CapitaLand Vietnam
After 25 years of operation in Vietnam, CapitaLand’s portfolio in Vietnam comprises two integrated developments,
In line with CapitaLand’s credo ‘Building People. Building Communities.’, the Group is committed to contribute to the Vietnamese economy by seeking opportunities to expand its presence in the country.