A conference on famle labourers and the role of trade union in the Asia-Pacific region was held in Hanoi on December 6 by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) in collaboration with the World Federation Trade Unions (WFTU).
The Prime Minister has recently ratified a project to support gender equality in largely ethnic minority areas from 2018-2025.
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).
A Discovery Room with interesting and inspiring lessons, books and games for children aged 3-15 opened at the Vietnamese Women’s Museum in Hanoi on November 23.
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.
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.
Deputies at the 14th National Assembly gave opinions on a report on the implementation of national targets on gender equality during their November 9 sitting as part of their ongoing fourth session.
The 14th National Assembly (NA) convened a plenary session in Hanoi on November 8 under the chair of NA Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan during its ongoing fourth meeting.
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.
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.
VOV.VN - The Electricity Vietnam (EVN) and the World Bank (WB) convened on October 6 a joint technical discussion to highlight the important role of gender equality.
The 2017 APEC High Level Policy Dialogue on Women and the Economy was held in Hue city on September 29, focusing on policy recommendations to enhance women’s inclusion and economic empowerment.
Although creative industries remain modest in Vietnam, there are certain local advantages for them to develop in the country, according to a specialist from Vietnam’s Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).
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.
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'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.
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.
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.
The Prime Minister has issued a national action plan for implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which adopted at the UN Summit in New York, the US, in September, 2016.
The Global Summit of Women 2017 (GWS) closed in Tokyo, Japan on May 13 after three working days.