The number of domestic violence cases reported in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre dropped from 642 in 2012 to 187 in 2015, according to the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism.
An international seminar on sharing New Zealand’s experience in prostitution management was held in Hanoi on September 22.
Minister of Planning and Investment Nguyen Chi Dung has expressed Vietnam’s wishes to solidify cooperation with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) at the two organisations’ meeting at the UN headquarters in New York, the US.
VOV.VN - HelpAge Asia-Pacific Regional Conference 2016 themed “The Economic Implication of Ageing” has been held in Hanoi to address ageing population issues in the region.
VOV.VN - With the aim of erasing gender stereotypes in the community, 24 young Vietnamese formed a group called “Young women making change”.
More youth involvement is necessary in making policies that affect young people’s life, participants said at a seminar on August 18 on a draft plan to implement the national strategy on youth development, second phase (2016-2020).
VOV.VN - A rally and parade in Hanoi sponsored by the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on July 9 to mark World Population Day drew the participation of hundreds.
Investing in education and health care for adolescent girls is necessary, contributing to bringing into full play Vietnam’s golden population structure in economic development, a Vietnamese official has suggested.
Nguyen Thanh Truc of Ho Chi Minh City’s Binh Thanh District was looking to buy porridge for her sexagenarian parents at a supermarket.
VOV.VN-Investing in young people and safeguarding their rights is essential to their development and their families, communities and countries, emphasized the Representatives of MOHA and UNFPA.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) on December 21 launched a campaign to help Vietnam abolish gender discrimination.
National priorities on sexual, reproductive health and family planning beyond 2015 were announced at a workshop held by the Ministry of Health and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) in Hanoi on December 18.
(VOV) -The Party Central Committee and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) co-organized a workshop on Vietnam’s population and sustainable growth in Hanoi on December 16.
Israel is willing to discuss and share its experience with Vietnam in caring for persons with disabilities and the elderly, Israeli Ambassador Meirav Elion Shahar said at a conference in Hanoi on December 7.
(VOV) -The health needs of women and adolescents are often neglected in humanitarian responses to natural disasters and conflicts around the world.
(VOV) -A policy forum on preventing and eliminating sexual violence against women and girls was held on November in Hanoi 25 to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
Demographic research on the impact of population change on economic growth in Vietnam pushes for improved productivity to counterbalance the influence of the aging population.
With a rapidly aging domestic population, local and international officials are calling for proper comprehensive preparation.
While the free market for contraceptive products and reproductive health commodities in Vietnam is growing to meet increasing demand, its safety and quality remains questionable.
(VOV) - A photo voice exhibition “Timeless” was held in Hanoi on September 29 to mark International Day of Older Persons and the Month of Action for Older People 2015.