Tag: "equality"

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.

Gender equality and resettlement discussed

Gender equality and resettlement discussed

Integrating gender equality into resettlement plans will increase women’s participation in the decision-making process, not only at the household level but also the institutional one, heard an international workshop in the northern province of Quang Ninh on April 13.

Preparations for IPU’s symposium discussed

Preparations for IPU’s symposium discussed

A meeting was held in Hanoi on April 11 under the chair of National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong to discuss preparations for the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU)’s symposium for the Asia-Pacific region in Ho Chi Minh City from May 11-13.

Vietnam ranked 94th in world happiness report

Vietnam ranked 94th in world happiness report

Vietnam was ranked 94th out of 155 countries in the latest World Happiness Report that calls on nations to build social trust and equality to improve the well-being of their citizens.

Vietnam and gender equality

Vietnam and gender equality

VOV.VN - With major achievements in gender equality, Vietnam has been considered by the UN a highlight in implementing Millennium Development Goals.

Photo contest on gender equality in Vietnamese families

Photo contest on gender equality in Vietnamese families

To celebrate the International Women’s Day, the Swedish Embassy in Vietnam, the Vietnam Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Vietnamese Women’s Museum have jointly organised a photo contest on gender equality in Vietnamese families.

Increasing Vietnamese women’s position

Increasing Vietnamese women’s position

VOV.VN - The 12th National Congress of Vietnamese women will be held from March 7th to 9th in Hanoi, aiming to reform women’s unions’ activities to encourage women to be creative and further contribute to national development.

Arts event fights for gender equality

Arts event fights for gender equality

An arts event portraying 26 people with the initiative, confidence and desire to defy gender norms has kicked off on the pedestrian zone around Hoan Kiem Lake.

Int’l experts honoured for help to Vietnamese women

Int’l experts honoured for help to Vietnamese women

Vietnamese and foreign experts working at embassies and international organisations in Vietnam on February 23 received the insignia “For the Development of Vietnamese Women” of the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) for their contributions to gender equality and the advancement of Vietnamese women.