History and meaning of Vietnamese Women’s Day 20/10

The history of the nation of Vietnam still forever imprints with the dazzling imprint of the heroine heroic generosity not succumbing to enemies, not subject to slavery, standing up to fight against foreign invaders for freedom. They are Ba Trung and Ba Trieu; Female Generals Bui Thi Xuan, Ms. Nguyen Thi Dinh, Ms. Ut Tich … … Under feudal and imperialist regimes, women were the most oppressed, exploited and suffered the most injustice, so there was always a demand. Liberate and get ready to go revolution. Right from the early days of anti-French, Vietnamese women participated in numerous movements of Can Vuong, Dong Kinh Nghia Thuc, Dong Du, and many famous women participated in the predecessor organizations of the Communist Party. Vietnam as: Hoang Thi Ai, Thai Thi Boi, Ton Thi Que ….

History of Vietnam Women’s Day (October 20)
Since 1927, mass organizations have begun to form and attract a large number of women, such as the Red Cross, the Red Farm, social groups, apprenticeships, and women’s organizations. as:

In 1927, groups of Nguyen Thi Luu, Nguyen Thi Minh Lang and Nguyen Thi Thuy were three sisters from the Buddhist village of Tich Tich (Bac Ninh) who joined the Revolutionary Youth Association, and propagandized and built vocational training groups. ten and learn letters.
Thai Thi Boi her group have Ms. Le Trung Luong, Nguyen Thi Hong, Huang Sailing participation in school activities and women Dong Khanh.
1928, Ms. Nguyen Thi Minh Khai group along Nguyen Thi Phuc, Nguyen Thi An participate in activities of the New Vietnam Red Assembly. This group contact Ms. Xan, you filthy, she Nhuan, she founded the Women’s Union Liberation in Vinh.
On February 3, 1930, the Indochinese Communist Party was founded. The first credo of the Party stated: “Equal rights for men and women.” The Party soon realized that women are an important force of the revolution and set out the tasks: the Party must liberate women, associate national liberation, liberate the class and liberate women. The Party set out: Women must join revolutionary unions (trade unions, farms) and set up separate organizations for women to attract all classes of women to join the revolution.

Therefore, on October 20, 1930, the Anti-Vietnamese Women’s Association (now renamed Vietnam Women’s Association) was officially established, to mark this event, the Vietnamese Communist Party decided The organization decided to select October 20 every year as a traditional day for this organization, and also considered this day to celebrate and honor Vietnamese women, named “Vietnamese Women’s Day”.

In the revolutionary struggle, Vietnamese women are not only a solid rearguard for the frontline, but they themselves are indomitable resilient revolutionary soldiers, guerrilla militia women, young women who volunteer to open the way, loading rice, loading bullets with agile willpower, enduring hardships with revolutionary optimism, they take care of wounded soldiers and teammates with all their love. That is Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, Ms. Vo Thi Sau, Ms. Le Thi Hong Gam, Ms. Nguyen Thi Dinh, Hero of Martyrs – Doctor Dang Thuy Tram ….. There are so many silent women, simple, rustic; they dedicate their country to their beloved children and husbands; they used to wait for loved ones in the war, so that they would not have enough tears when their loved ones never returned; They are our mothers, grandmothers, and sisters. They are Vietnamese heroic mothers!

Experiencing periods of revolution, the position and role of women are highly appreciated by the Party and President Ho Chi Minh. He once said: “Giang painted brocade in Vietnam is due to Vietnamese women, young and old, trying to weave and make it more beautiful and brilliant”. In his immortal Will left to the Party and the entire people before going away, he wrote: “In the cause of anti-American and national salvation, women are committed to making a worthy contribution in combat and production. The Party and the Government need to have practical plans to foster, remind and help to increase the number of women in charge of all jobs, including leadership. Women themselves must try to rise.

Women have been an integral part of the success of the Vietnamese revolution, in the two wars against France and the United States. In the cause of national construction, women have made important contributions to promoting the development of society.

Over the past 85 autumn, the Vietnam Women’s Union has grown stronger and more, the patriotic Vietnamese women have increasingly knowledge, health, dynamism, creativity, cultural lifestyle, and compassion. Hau, pay attention to social and community benefits. In the process of national renewal, the noble qualities of Vietnamese women have been further affirmed and promoted strongly. The classes of women who are always united, dynamic, creative, actively emulate and strive to contribute to the nation’s construction have appeared many talented and typical women with typical examples. Dedicating excellence in management leadership, scientific research, business production, poverty reduction, building a happy family …

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