Tag: "equality"

ASEAN promotes gender equality, women protection

ASEAN promotes gender equality, women protection

HeForShe campaign, designed to encourage men and boys to eliminate discrimination against women and girls, was launched by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on November 30 in response to International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (November 25).

Vietnam, Australia hold cooperation potential

Vietnam, Australia hold cooperation potential

President Tran Dai Quang has said that Vietnam and Australia have huge potential for cooperation, and called on the Australian side to continue its assistance to Vietnam in poverty reduction and gender equality.

Gender equality under discussion at parliament's session

Gender equality under discussion at parliament's session

Reducing the gender gap in the areas of politics and labour force participation was among the top issues at the on-going session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) meeting on November 9, during the broader discussion of the national target on gender equality.

Vietnam fights violence against women and girls

Vietnam fights violence against women and girls

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs held a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on November 4 to launch a national action month for gender equality and to tackle abuse against women and girls.

UNFPA helps Vietnam fight domestic violence

UNFPA helps Vietnam fight domestic violence

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will help Vietnam fight gender-based and domestic violence under a project recently approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

APEC policy partnership promotes women’s economic participation

APEC policy partnership promotes women’s economic participation

The second APEC Policy Partnership on Women and the Economy (PPWE 2) Meeting kicked off in Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue, on September 26 with the aim to continue promoting gender equality and women’s economic participation.

NA Standing Committee focuses on gender equality

NA Standing Committee focuses on gender equality

The National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee discussed the Government’s report on the implementation of the National Targets of Gender Equality at a meeting on September 13.

Vietnam, Australia partner to enhance gender equality

Vietnam, Australia partner to enhance gender equality

Vietnam's Centre for Gender Studies and Women's Leadership (GeLead) and the Australian government-funded Vietnam-Australia Human Resource Development Partnership (Aus4Skills) signed an agreement on promoting gender equality in Hanoi on September 7.

Vietnam pledges to promote Investing in Women Initiative

Vietnam pledges to promote Investing in Women Initiative

The Government of Vietnam has attached importance to and implemented numerous concrete measures to promote gender equality and women empowerment, Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh said at a seminar in the Philippines on August 6.

Workshop seeks ways to promote gender equality

Workshop seeks ways to promote gender equality

The Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) and relevant agencies need to set out specific targets and breakthrough measures to bring all-aspect equality to women in the new period.