Hanoi Pride Week 2022
Pride Week was a series of projects and events dedicating to uplift the LGBTIQ+ voices, to celebrate the LGBTIQ+ culture, and to support the LGBTIQ+ rights. The event was held by the current Swinburne Vietnam Student Council – Hanoi, in collaboration with Signal Club – Swinburne Media club and SEC – Swinburne Event Club.
The purpose of Pride Week was to raise awareness of LGBTQ+ related knowledge and existing issues within the local context, and to create a safe space for students to share their stories and experiences. At Pride Week, several activities were carried out, including Make It Rainbow Day, Pride Week Radio, and social media campaign. The most remarkable event was UniTour – ‘Khuôn là khổ’ workshop, partnering with the Institute for Studies of Society, Economy, and Environment (iSEE).
The purpose of Swinburne Vietnam Pride Week – Hanoi was to promote Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 5 – Gender Equality, by creating a safe space for people from all walks of life to come together, to share their stories, and to raise awareness on LGBTIQ+ related knowledge and issues. As such, it was an event dedicated to the uplifting of LGBTQ+ voices, celebration of LGBTQ+ culture and the support of LGBTQ+ rights.