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.
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.
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 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.
VOV.VN - With major achievements in gender equality, Vietnam has been considered by the UN a highlight in implementing Millennium Development Goals.
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.
VOV.VN - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc discussed gender equality, start-up and economic development with women delegates at a dialogue in Hanoi on March 7.
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.
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.
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.
A scholarship program for masters-level study in Australia is calling for Vietnamese applications from February to March 2017.
Vietnam’s relations with member economies of the G20 are being expanded and intensified, Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany Doan Xuan Hung told the press.
VOV.VN - The Voice of Vietnam Radio (VOV) and UNESCO’s Hanoi Office will co-host a ceremony to mark World Radio Day 2017 on February 13 in Hanoi, highlighting the role of the audience.
VOV.VN -National Platform “Women’s Economic Empowerment in Agribusiness to promote gender equality”aims to identify gender gaps, solution development, and policy recommendation to facilitate start-up female entrepreneurs in agribusiness.
The Prime Minister has approved adjustments to a project supporting the prevention and combat of violations against women and girls in Vietnam, towards the successful implementation of the national strategy on gender equality in 2011-2020.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs launched the first Action Month for gender equality and prevention of gender-based violence, which ended on December 15.
National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan will lead a Vietnamese delegation to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to attend the 11th Global Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament slated for December 11-13.