On 24th May 2017, the conference and exhibition of co-research with community in the project “Rights and Voices of Ethnic Minority Women” was organized in Bac Kan province. This event had the participation of 13 community research teams from Phuc Loc and Banh Trach commune, iSEE institute, CARE in Vietnam, other local authorities and social organizations. Ethnic minority women of research teams raised their voices about their proposal and solutions to problems in community based on findings from the research.
Ethnic minority women from community research teams confidently shared their main findings about socio-cultural and livelihood topics with the community and representatives of local authorities by presentation and skits. Besides, they performed their traditional songs such as the art of hat then – dan tinh of Tay ethnic in Ban Hon and especially, a song composed by the research team in Ban Lap with the message showing the appreciation to the project because it brought to these women a confident attitude and happier lives. Representatives of local authorities and social organizations also gave their opinions about the co-research project and discussed policies to solve problems in the community.