The promotion of fine traditional family values will contribute to the betterment of Vietnamese people’s personalities amid the nation’s international integration.

At a November 25 workshop in Vung Tau city, the southern province of Ba Ria – Vung Tau, participants said that the market mechanism’s strong cultural exchange have greatly impacted Vietnamese people’s lifestyles, particularly the youth, and this has led to the deterioration of many traditional marriages and family values.

They shared measures regarding the roles of men and women, traditional family values, and domestic violence prevention in building an equal, progressive and happy family model.

Participants also stressed that it is necessary to create a strong connection among families, schools and society in forming each individual’s personality.

Localities also need to include family building plans in their socio-economic development programmes, improve women’s lives and gender equality, and help them fulfil their role in families and society, they added.-VNA