March 8, International Women's Day, is always a special occasion for
Vietnamese women. They are treated extra nicely for 24 hours. Women are
given beautiful bouquets of flowers and gifts from their beloveds, and
taken out in the evening.
The annual International Women's Day, March 8, will be held on Sunday.
As this year marks the 20th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference
on Women in Beijing, a significant turning point in the global agenda
for gender equality, the United Nations group simply known as UN Women
has set a theme Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it!
Under the mossy old gate of the Son Tay Ancient
Citadel, embraced by huge roots of 100-year-old trees, a group of
teenagers were chatting and laughing and trying to take ph i. When
tourists visit the citadel, they can see the remains of the once famous,
very important military rampart.
On weekdays, Giorgia Bassani and Matteo Stella teach Italian language
and culture at Ha Noi Uni-versity. In their free time, they organise
cultural events to introduce the Mediterranean country to local
Italian-speaking people as well as write blogs in Italian on life in
Viet Nam to give Italians an insight into the Asian country.