Ha Thi Hong (born 1994) is a water, climate change and energy researcher, with a strong interest in gender equality in education.
According to Ha Thi Hong, gender equality in education contributes to improved workforce quality. In addition, mothers with relatively higher levels of education often have better foundations for raising children.
“Many of my friends were encouraged by their parents to only study up to secondary school, and then find a job at factories, even after getting married. Many families cannot afford for all their children to go to school and they often give this privilege to sons. It is also a common view that girls’ main responsibilities