In areas surrounding asbestos factories, broken asbestos roof sheets are being dumped in open paddock where farming communities plant rice and grow home gardens.
A project to increase women’s participation in political life has been renewed in Vietnam.
Anti-asbestos action groups in Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos and Vietnam have has success advocating for policy reform and support activities leading toward national bans on asbestos.
The SA Annual Terri Daktyl APHEDA Dinner once again raised more than $6,000 of much needed funds for APHEDA projects in Vietnam.
In May, voters in Vietnam went to the polls. APHEDA has been supporting women candidates to increase the representation of women at all levels of government.