Erasing stereotypes, embracing various and optimistic magnificence
In response to the “Mirror Mirror” survey carried out by the MSD Institute in March 2023 on 2,000 Vietnamese girls aged from 16 to 40, 60 p.c of individuals stated they don’t really feel assured about their look, particularly their face and physique form as their most regarding components. Six out of ten girls really feel unconfident about their standing and affect on others round them.
These outcomes mirror the fact that, regardless of many advances in gender equality in at this time’s society, girls are nonetheless constrained by stereotypes and requirements concerning their magnificence and their roles.
With over one billion individuals worldwide utilizing Unilever’s private care and sweetness merchandise every day, Unilever repeatedly strives to leverage their scale and affect to construct and outspread good functions. Particularly, Unilever goals to eradicate unfavorable stereotypes and boundaries about girls’s magnificence, promote optimistic and various magnificence, and empower each lady and woman to turn into their greatest and most assured selves.
To have a good time Worldwide Ladies’s Month and promote the imaginative and prescient of optimistic magnificence, Unilever Vietnam, in collaboration with the Vietnam Ladies’s Union, UN Ladies, and MSD, organized “Optimistic and Numerous Magnificence” seminar. The occasion aimed to contribute to erasing boundaries affecting the arrogance of girls and younger women whereas encouraging their shallowness to embrace their distinctive values and unlock their potential.
The panel had the attendance of representatives from the Vietnam Ladies’s Union, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, UN Ladies, worldwide organizations, social organizations, NGOs, specialists in gender equality, representatives of girls, youths, the disabled, in addition to on-line individuals who’re girls, the younger, and social organizations from provinces and cities all through the nation.
Throughout the panel dialogue, audio system from the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, Unilever Vietnam, the Motion to the Neighborhood Improvement Institute (ACDC), author Hoang Anh Tu, and youth representatives shared their views on inspiring and inspiring confidence and shallowness within the optimistic and various magnificence of girls and women.
On the identical time, the panel additionally mentioned initiatives to eradicate gender stereotypes, find out how to assist girls’s empowerment and improve the capability of girls in at this time’s society. The audio system all agreed that the great thing about girls doesn’t come from stereotypes or imposed prejudices, however the confidence to pursue good values by their positions and contributions.
Unilever has been working in Vietnam for almost three many years and desired to be part of the options to environmental and social points. Participating in constructing a extra equal and socially inclusive world has at all times been a key a part of its sustainable growth technique. Thus, Unilever and its manufacturers have carried out numerous actions to advertise the optimistic and various magnificence of girls, improve their confidence and shallowness, and allow them to know alternatives and pursue their desires. These efforts have contributed to selling gender equality in Vietnam.
One typical instance is Dove’s program “My Hair, My Selections,” which helps to eradicate magnificence stereotypes and foster confidence by representing various hair decisions and eradicating hair coloration stereotypes. In current future, the Dove Ladies and Women Confidence Mission will even proceed to advertise optimistic magnificence messages on media channels and drive academic cooperation, elevate public consciousness of this matter by sharing skilled supplies with educators, dad and mom, and colleges.
This April, Unilever Vietnam will collaborate with the Vietnam Ladies’s Union to prepare coaching programs for 100 disabled girls, aiming at enhancing their capabilities, equip them with enterprise information and abilities, and digital expertise utility to reinforce their on-line enterprise effectivity.
The coaching course will likely be carried out by specialists within the fields of digital expertise and enterprise abilities, in addition to leaders and members from the Vietnam Ladies’s Union, Unilever Vietnam, representatives from the Vietnam Federation for Disabilities, and grassroots members of the Ladies’s Union in Hanoi.