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MSDHS seeks gender equality in government agencies

MSDHS seeks gender equality in government agencies

The Ministry of Social Development and Human Security (MSDHS) has held a workshop on the establishment of a gender equality coordination center, to serve as a model organization promoting equality between men and women.

Family as foundation of society

Family as foundation of society

VOV.VN - June 28 is observed as Vietnam Family Day. The Vietnamese culture has always valued the family as the setting in which to nurture and develop the personality of each individual and as the foundation for social development.

UN Security Council adopts Vietnamese-compiled resolution

UN Security Council adopts Vietnamese-compiled resolution

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on June 25 adopted Resolution 2529 on reappointing the prosecutor and reviewing the two-year operation of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT).

WB, Australia to support Vietnam in mitigating COVID-19 impact

WB, Australia to support Vietnam in mitigating COVID-19 impact

VOV.VN - The World Bank Group and the Australian Government have agreed to extend their strategic partnership in Vietnam, committing a further AUD5 million to support Vietnam’s economic recovery and protect the most vulnerable from the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Quality of life improving in Vietnam

Quality of life improving in Vietnam

Vietnam’s population quality has significantly improved during the past 10 years with improved education level and healthcare, especially maternal and child health, experts agreed at a conference held in Hanoi on December 26.

Vietnam builds new national strategy on gender equality

Vietnam builds new national strategy on gender equality

More than 80 experts from governmental agencies, domestic and international organizations, and academia attended “The launching workshop on the review of the National Strategy on Gender Equality and the development of the new National Strategy on Gender Equality 2021-2030” in Hanoi on December 6.

Vietnam achieves significant progress in gender equality

Vietnam achieves significant progress in gender equality

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, UN Women, and the Australian Embassy in Hanoi on December 6 opened a workshop to review Vietnam’s 10 year implementation of the national strategy on gender equality and to plan its strategy for the next decade.

ICT helps promote gender equality, empowerment of women: workshop

ICT helps promote gender equality, empowerment of women: workshop

International experts, scholars and organisations gathered at a workshop held by the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) on November 7 to discuss how to use Information Communications Technology (ICT) to promote gender equality and empowerment of women.

Startup skills help empower ethnic women: forum

Startup skills help empower ethnic women: forum

Providing ethnic women with startup skills is a positive way to expand women’s empowerment and embed gender equality, heard a forum held by the Institute for Studies of Society, Economy and Environment (iSEE) and Canadian non-profit organisation Artistri Sud in Hanoi on October 21.

Revised Labour Code needs to promote rights of female labourers

Revised Labour Code needs to promote rights of female labourers

The revised Labour Code is expected to be submitted to the National Assembly for approval this month. However, major changes to the law are still under discussion in an attempt to ensure gender equality and enhance the development of female workers.

Gender equality helps reduce sex imbalance at birth: official

Gender equality helps reduce sex imbalance at birth: official

Raising public awareness of gender equality as well as improving status of women and girls are considered as keys to reduce the unbalanced sex ratio at birth, said Deputy General Director of the General Office for Population - Family Planning Nguyen Thi Ngoc Lan on October 8.

Workshop talks gender responsive budgeting

Workshop talks gender responsive budgeting

Gender responsive budgeting was the main topic of a workshop held by the National Assembly’s Committee for Social Affairs and the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women in Hanoi on September 17.