More than 13 million: mass mobilisation and gender politics in the Vietnam Women's Union

@article{Waibel2013MoreT1,
  title={More than 13 million: mass mobilisation and gender politics in the Vietnam Women's Union},
  author={Gabi Waibel and S. Gl{\"u}ck},
  journal={Gender \& Development},
  year={2013},
  volume={21},
  pages={343 - 361}
}
This article focuses on the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU): one of the oldest and largest machineries for women's issues in the world. This article explores how this mass membership organisation in a socialist state is currently addressing the realities of women's daily lives and gender relations in Vietnam. It considers the extent to which a mass state-led organisation triggers feminist solidarity. Our research, in one of the local branches of the VWU, examined the organisation's membership rates… Expand
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