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Hanoi moves to control sex ratio at birth

The capital city of Hanoi is striving to better its policies on gender equality, and intensify inspections to stop gender selection in an effort to reduce the current high sex ratio at birth.

Ministries join hands to control imbalanced sex ratio at birth

Ministries join hands to control imbalanced sex ratio at birth

A cooperation programme was launched between the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the Ministry of Health (MoH) at an official ceremony in Hanoi on October 9 to promote gender equality and control sex imbalances at birth during the 2014-2020 period.

Vietnam forecast to spare 4.3 mil men by 2050

Vietnam forecast to spare 4.3 mil men by 2050

(VOV) - Vietnam will have to face with an astonishing redundancy of 2.3 to 4.3 million men unable to find wives to get married as gender imbalance in the sex ratio at birth increased from 106.2 boys /100 girls in 2000 to 113.8 boys/100 girls in 2013.

Skewed gender ratio creates demographic headache

Skewed gender ratio creates demographic headache

An increasingly skewed sex ratio, a decline in the use of contraceptives, and a sudden baby loom in the first five months all add up to a gloomy picture for family planning authorities.