The Embassy of Sweden Hanoi has just introduced “globalguytalk” initiative in Vietnam, on the International women’s day 2021. The aim is to start conversations between men that can influence attitudes and increase gender equality. Swedish Ambassador Ann Måwe speaks at the event “In collaboration between the non-profit foundation Make Equal, the Swedish Institute "guy dinner" now goes international and becomes #globalguytalk. It is exciting to launch it in Vietnam today. The aim is to give men the chance to participate in conversations about how norms and expectations form them, and how they can contribute to creating a more equal society”, said Swedish Ambassador Ann Måwe at the opening of the event on March 8 in Hanoi. “The overall objective of gender equality is a society in which women and men enjoy the same opportunities, rights, and obligations in all spheres of life. One part of achieving that is for men to understand their chance to be a part of positive change and to reflect on their own situation. My belief is that it is necessary for a healthy family relationship that men talk to each other and overcome prevailing patriarchal mentalities of not sharing emotions”, Ambassador Måwe added. #globalguytalk can… Read full this story
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