Tags: sexual violence

UN study looks into discrimination against rape victims

UN study looks into discrimination against rape victims

The United Nations (UN) in Vietnam on March 21 launched a study on the criminal justice system response to sexual violence in Thailand and Vietnam, shedding new light on discrimination against rape victims.

National symposium on sexual health held in Hanoi

National symposium on sexual health held in Hanoi

In contrast to popular opinion that women and girls can protect themselves by avoiding strangers or unsafe places frequented by criminals, statistics show that 73% of assaults on women are committed by acquaintances, and 10% are fathers or stepfathers of victims.

ASEAN commits to eliminating sexual violence

ASEAN commits to eliminating sexual violence

ASEAN is committed to joining efforts to ensure the elimination of sexual violence and enhance the role of women in peace processes and international and regional security, Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations, has said.

Vietnam joins UN discussion on women, peace and security

Vietnam joins UN discussion on women, peace and security

(VOV) - Ambassador Le Hoai Trung, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations has delivered a key-note speech on April 25 at a UN Security Council (UNSC) open discussion on women, peace and security.