Vietnamese women spotlighted on Argentine media hinh anh 1The article on Vietnamese women on the Argentinean ​newspaper Clarin (Source: VNA)

Buenos Aires (VNA)
– Vietnamese women were featured in the Argentinean newspaper Clarin on March 6 on the occasion of the International Day of Women (March 8).

In her article, Alicia Diaconu, who made a recent visit to Vietnam, highlighted the role women have played in Vietnam’s national protection and nation building, hailing the Trung Sisters (Hai Ba Trung) who led the uprising against the Han invaders from China in 40 AD.

She expressed her admiration of the two elephant-riding female generals, who have been depicted in numerous pictures, sculptures, paintings and publications.

There are more than 200 temples built across the nation to commemorate the Trung Sisters, the article said.

The article also honoured Ba Trieu (Lady Trieu) or Trieu Thi Trinh, a female warrior of Vietnam in the 3rd century, who raised a rebellion against Ngo (Wu) invaders, along with the many other Vietnamese women involved in the resistant war against the American invaders in the 20th century.

The author also praised the beauty of Vietnamese women in traditional long dresses (ao dai) she met throughout the nation and highlighted their participation in the socio-economic development of Vietnam.-VNA