Tags: gender inequality

Hanoi strengthens efforts to stop sex selection

Hanoi strengthens efforts to stop sex selection

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.

Social determinants of gender inequality in Vietnam

Social determinants of gender inequality in Vietnam

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).

Birth rate in Hanoi drops, but still unstable

Birth rate in Hanoi drops, but still unstable

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.

Hanoi casts the spotlight on gender inequality

Hanoi casts the spotlight on gender inequality

(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.

MDG achievements highlighted at UN session

MDG achievements highlighted at UN session

(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.

MoLISA, UNICEF talk children abandonment

MoLISA, UNICEF talk children abandonment

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.