Vietnam has made progress on its gender equality targets. The revised Constitution adopted in 2013 and the 2006 Gender Equality Law explicitly prohibit gender-based discrimination, and the policy and legal framework to promote gender equality and empower women and girls is now stronger.
Vietnam may have become the second Asian country, following Thailand, to report a case of microcephaly due to Zika contraction, with a four-month-old girl in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak showing signs of the birth defect.
The Vietnamese Foreign Ministry is very concerned about information about a pregnant girl in China who is supposed a Vietnamese national, Deputy Spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry Pham Thu Hang said.
Doctors in the central city of Hue have successfully removed a 1.7kg tumor from a 20-day-old baby girl.
Doctors at Ho Chi Minh City Children’s Hospital 1 successfully removed a turtle-shell-like mole on the back of a 10-year-old girl after a 3-hour surgery on August 29.
A 7-year-old girl in Hanoi can distinguish colors, paint pictures and read books blindfolded.
VOV.VN - The 12 finalists, who will battle on April 15 at the Hanoi University of Civil Engineering for the Miss Graceful 2016 crown, have been announced by the jury. Here they are (in no particular order).
VOV.VN -The newly formed Japanese girl band – Rew for Teenz – will soon release its first Vietnamese single, according to the band’s managing agent.
VOV.VN - Former Miss Vietnam Dang Thu Thao, now a brand ambassador for the Blue Ocean World investment company, was the epitome of elegance, grace and poise at a March 21 event in Ho Chi Minh City.
VOV.VN - The central province of Quang Binh is bestowed with many beautiful landscapes. They provide a rich source of inspiration for a young girl nicknamed Han Le 241 to make a clip introduce about this land.
(VOV) - HCM City Medicine and Pharmacy University (HMPU) and the University Hospital have recently presented an honorary doctorate to Erich Johann LeJeune, President of the German ‘Heart for Heart’ Foundation for his charitable contributions to the Vietnam health sector.
(VOV) - The 2015 UK Film Week organised by British Council Vietnam will take place from 4 to 12 November in Hanoi, Danang and Ho Chi Minh City, aiming to tribute to all the unsung heroes in making music as an integral part of Great Britain.
A Vietnamese girl has launched a project which offers accommodation for travelers, in exchange for free English language lessons for poor children.
"The Girl in the Picture" Phan Thi Kim Phuc has joined voices calling on world leaders to work together to end the atrocities that are forcing thousands of Syrians to flee their homes.
(VOV) - Cheers, laughter and the innocent smiles of children fill the air this time of year in the Mu Cang Chai district of north-western Yen Bai province.
Vietnam will compete in the WTA Future Stars Tournament to be held in Singapore at the end of October.
Legendary war photographer Nick Ut put up five of his famous photos for auction, and sold them for US$26,000 recently.
(VOV) - The Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s U14 Girls’ Regional Championship (ASEAN zone) is set to get underway in the Youth Football Training Centre of the Vietnam Football Federation in Hanoi on June 20-28.
(VOV) - The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a girl at St Mary's Hospital, west London on May 2, Kensington Palace has announced.
(VOV) -An exhibition entitled ‘Into Karishma's World’ of Indian girl Karishma Kannan is set to take place at Sheraton Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City on March 27 as a fund raiser for underprivileged children in HCM City.