Vietnam's ASEAN Sports Ambassador Promotes Gender Equality
|Chau Tuyet Van, female sports ambassador of Vietnam to ASEAN|
The appointed ASEAN Women in Sports Ambassadors are HRH Princess ‘Azemah Ni’matul Bolkiah (polo athlete from Brunei Darussalam), Sokha Pov (traditional martial arts athlete from Cambodia), Leani Ratri Oktila (Indonesian para-badminton athlete), Soulamphone Kerdla (head coach of Lao PDR’s national swimming team), Farah Ann Abdul Hadi (Malaysian gymnast), Soe Soe Myar (Myanmar taekwondo athlete and referee), Hidilyn Diaz (Filipino weightlifter), Amita Berthier (Singaporean fencer), Panikpak Wongpattanakit (Thailand’s taekwondo athlete) and Tuyet Van Chau (Vietnamese taekwondo athlete).
The female ambassadors will share their views on women's empowerment during a talk show to be held at the ASEAN Secretariat.
The talk show will cover issues such as gender equality and women's leadership, and the protection of women and girls in sport.
The talk also promotes the rights of persons with disabilities through sport, as well as sharing the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on sport and how it is being addressed.
Chau Tuyet Van was born in 1990 and lives with her family in Ho Chi Minh City. Since the age of 7, she has been practising Taekwondo. In 2009 she was called to the national team to attend the 25th SEA Games in Laos and won the bronze medal.
In 2013 at the World Taekwondo Championships, three Vietnamese girls won two gold medals in team and creativity at the World Championships in Indonesia.
In particular, 2018 was a special year for Chau Tuyet Van as she achieved the sixth dan black belt at the age of 28, and won the crown of the Vietnamese Taekwondo village. Chau Tuyet Van was awarded the third-class Labor Medal by the President.
She has received the Prime Minister's Certificate of Merit (2013, 2014, 2015, 2017), the Third-class Labor Medal (in 2008), the Certificate of Merit from the Ministry of Culture and Sports, the Certificate of Merit from the People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City.
In early 2021, Taekwondo athlete Chau Tuyet Van participated in the candidacy for a member of the People's Council of Ho Chi Minh City for the 2021-2026 term. Currently, Chau Tuyet Van is a member of the Executive Committee of the Vietnam Taekwondo Federation.
The #WeScore ASEAN campaign is part of the ASEAN-Japan Action on Sports - a project within the framework of the ASEAN+Japan Senior Officials Meeting on Sports (SOMS+Japan), organized by the Government of Japan through the Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund.
The #WeScore ASEAN campaign contributes to the implementation of the ASEAN Work Plan on Sports for the period 2021-2025.
The campaign is in line with the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 as well as the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 5 on gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.
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