Women

Development and assistance for women

Vietnam promotes women’s participation in policy-making process

Vietnam targets 60 percent of women holding key positions in the state management agencies by 2025, and the figure is expected to rise to 75 percent by 2030 under a programme recently approved by the Prime Minister.The programme on enhancing equal participation of women in ...

ADB provides training for women-owned SMEs

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has selected MVV Education’s two technologies, Consultant Anywhere and Everlearn, to implement a COVID-19 business counseling and training programme for 500 women-owned small- and medium-sized enterprises (WSMEs) in Vietnam.The programme will focus on providing tools to improve their capacity management capacity and skillsets to ...

Ethnic minority women speed up poverty reduction with IR 4.0 technology

Representatives of cooperatives and groups of ethnic minority women gathered at a workshop on December 17 to discuss using technology of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 for business and poverty reduction.The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) this year has provided technical assistance to help implement a ...

WB helps develop urban infrastructure in Vietnam’s provinces

The World Bank (WB) Board of Executive Directors has approved a 194.36 million USD credit package to help four secondary cities in Vietnam build critically-needed municipal infrastructure and strengthen urban planning, the WB said on June 12.Approximately 200,000 residents are expected to benefit directly from ...

1 mln USD total prize offered for innovative climate change responses

Organisations and individuals with creative ideas that can help Vietnam respond and adapt to the impacts of climate change may win the chance to access aid worth 75,000 USD for each project.Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

Solutions to end sexual harassment against women, girls in public

The White Ribbon Breakfast 2018 and safe orange bus journey were launched in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28 in response to the Action Month for Gender Equality and prevention of gender-based violence and the 16-day global campaign on ending violence against women and ...

VNA Reporter

Joint initiative in Hanoi to make internet more gender equal

The Swedish Embassy, UNDP, UN Women, civil society organisations, business community and local media are cooperating with Wikimedia to highlight achievements of women from Vietnam on the occasion of the National Women’s Day (20 October). With the initiative, the organisers want to increase the number ...

UNDP

58% of wed women in VN abused: study

About 58 per cent of ever-married women aged 18-60 have experienced violence in a family setting at least once in their lives, a national survey has found.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Second survey on women’s health, life experience launched

The second National Survey on Women’s Health and Life Experience funded by the Australian Embassy in Vietnam was launched at a workshop in Hanoi on January 25. The workshop was jointly held by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA), General of Statistics ...

MOLISA

UN helps Vietnam provide essential services package for women and girls subject to violence

A coordinated set of essential and quality multi-sectoral services for all women and girls who have experienced gender based violence is being under construction in Vietnam. This information is provided at a workshop co-organized by the United Nations in Vietnam and the Ministry of Labor, ...

Hong Kieu

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