Struggling to eliminate gender inequality, Vietnam falls 10 places to 87th in 2019 global ranking.
Hanoi will strengthen enforcement efforts against the practice of sex selection in an effort to control the capital’s growing gender imbalance, the municipal Health Department said.
Participants at a meeting in Hanoi on October 21 discussed gender-related issues and the media’s awareness in this regard, highlighting the role of the press in addressing gender inequality.
Some 72% of Vietnamese women have joined the labour force, higher than the average world percentage (42%), and ranking only behind Cambodia (81%).
Gender inequality contributes to the spread of HIV and reduces women and girls’ capacity of response to the epidemic, heard a workshop on January 17.
Delegates to the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Asia-Pacific conference on response to climate change have stressed the need to raise lawmakers’ awareness of linkages among climate change, gender inequality and health care.
VOV.VN -Child marriage is a human rights violation. Despite laws against it, the practice remains widespread, in part because of persistent poverty and gender inequality.
Nguyen Thi Ngoc Bich has come to terms with the fact that she may never earn as much as her husband.
Traditional perceptions of men’s and women’s roles in society are the underlying causes of gender inequality in Vietnam, according to a study by the Institute for Social Development Studies (ISDS).
The UN Women, the Belgian Embassy and the Belgian Development Agency in Vietnam jointly launched a comic and cartoon painting competition on gender equality in Hanoi on November 24.
The birth rate in Hanoi city in the first quarter dropped as compared to the same period last year, but gender inequality remains high with 114.7 boys per 100 girls.
(VOV) - In observance of International Day of the Girl Child (October 11), a rally and march were held in Hanoi on September 28 to raise awareness of gender imbalance at birth in Vietnam.
(VOV) -Over the past decade, Vietnam has recorded remarkable progress in giving effect to the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) action programme, resulting in better healthcare services for the country’s citizens.
A campaign calling for an end to violence against women was launched in Hanoi on November 22.
Women account for 24.4 percent of the total deputies in the Vietnamese National Assembly (NA), ranking it second only to Laos in Southeast Asia, reported the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
The Ministry of Labour, War Invalid and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) in Vietnam jointly held a conference in Hanoi on March 29 discussing the root cause behind child abandonment in Vietnam.