Training course held for prevention of gender-based violence

A training course is being held for the first time in Vietnam to strengthen capacity on prevention of violence against women based on “Respect Women” framework and foster the development of an effective gender-based violence prevention strategies in the future.“Respect Women” is a framework guiding ...

Vietnam striving to promote women’s economic empowerment

More than 150 delegates from ministries, international organisations, research institutions, business associations, enterprises, and women entrepreneurs nationwide shared experience and called for initiatives and efforts for women’s economic empowerment in Vietnam, at a conference in Hanoi on May 10.The conference “WeEmpowerAsia Journey” was organised by ...

Vietnam ranks first in terms of gender equality at home, work: global survey

A recent survey by the Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research (WIN) shows that Vietnam ranks first in terms of gender equality at home and work among 39 countries included in the poll. The survey was conducted in 39 countries via face-to-face, telephone, and online ...

Duy Khang - Vu Thuy

More efforts invested in poverty reduction in ethnic minority areas

Creating sustainable livelihoods for ethnic minority residents in mountainous and border areas to help them get out of poverty is a consistent policy of Vietnam, which has resulted in major achievements.During 2016 – 2020, though Vietnam had encountered many natural disasters and disease outbreaks, especially ...

Human rights to be taught in educational institutions nationwide

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has signed Directive No. 34/CT-TTg dated December 21, 2021 of the Prime Minister on strengthening the implementation of the scheme on integrating human rights content in the curricula of the national education system.In order to further promote human rights ...

Measures needed to consolidate management of religious activities on cyberspace

Religious activities on social networks have become increasingly diverse amid the Fourth Industrial Revolution. However, apart from proper practices, some individuals and organisations have taken advantage of the internet to carry out illegal activities, which requires state agencies to take countermeasures.About 95 percent of Vietnam’s ...

Religious life: Vietnam promotes development in ethnic minority-inhabited areas

The Vietnamese Party and the State are implementing a strategic policy on making strong investment in mountainous and border areas and improving livelihoods of people, especially their legitimate need for religious practice.The Central Highlands, encompassing five provinces of Kon Tum, Gia Lai, Dak Lak, Dak ...

Extra efforts needed to ensure gender equality for ethnic women

With diverse specific actions taken, Vietnam has gained remarkable achievements in promoting gender equality and ensuring the rights of ethnic minority women.Vietnam has developed a fairly progressive national legal framework for gender equality and women’s empowerment, including policies to promote gender equality in the ethnic ...

Gender equality to be included in community’s code of ethics

Under a new decision by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, the village code and convention at every grassroots level in the country will include principles like gender equality in society and family, as well as no gender-based discrimination.The amendment and supplementation to community ethical codes ...

Promoted participation of young journalists and communication officers in “Gender and Gender Equality”

Two training courses on gender and gender equality with young journalists and communication officers were completed by the For Vietnamese Stature Foundation (VSF) over the weekend for nearly 30 participants from various press agencies and development projects.This is an activity under the VSF’s initiative of ...

Thanh Thu

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