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Vietnamese women increase their 'power' in business: report

The proportion of women-owned businesses has tended to increase over recent years, from about 21% in 2011 to 24% in 2018, according to a survey report on private enterprises by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).The above data shows the similarities with the ...

Seminar seeks measures to promote women’s economic empowerment

The Australian Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City and the Australian Chamber of Commerce (AusCham) organised a seminar on October 22 to seek measures to enhance economic empowerment of women and promote gender equality.The Consul General pointed out that in Vietnam, women earn, on ...

Over 50 green startup ideas honoured

The Vietnam Women’s Union collaborated with the Vietnam Climate Innovation Centre (VCIC) to organise a ceremony in Hanoi, on June 24, to honour 51 creative ideas at the third Proof-of Concept (PoC) competition under the theme “Women and the future of green economy”.Launched in January ...

Promoting women’s role in green economy key to sustainable development

With the aim of honouring creativity, sharing practical experiences of Vietnamese businesswomen and promoting the role of women in the green economy, the Vietnam Women’s Union with support of UN Women organised the forum to discuss the role of women in green economy.Delegates at the ...

Trung Hung

Models proved effective in helping ethnic women improve their livelihoods and adapt to climate change

Four pilot projects deployed in ethnic minority areas have proved effective in helping local women gain sustainable livelihoods and improve their ability to cope with natural disasters and climate change.The results were announced at a consultation workshop for the project on “Strengthening women’s livelihoods and ...

Trung Hung

Việt Nam makes strides to ensure gender equality

Việt Nam had made progress in ensuring gender equality, Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Đào Ngọc Dung said on the sidelines of the 63rd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) which is taking place in New York from ...

VNS Reporter

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

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

Businesswomen still face obstacles in Vietnam

Vietnamese women have greater interest in business than those in other countries in the region, but they have encountered a host of challenges along the path to leadership, heard a forum held in HCMC on July 10 on training female entrepreneurs to acquire leadership and ...

Hung Le

Vietnam ranks 18th in index of women entrepreneurs

Vietnam gained 65.5 points in the MasterCard Index of Women Entreprenuers, ranking 18th. Women account for 31.3% of total entrepreneurs in the country, putting Vietnam at the 6th position among nations with the highest rates of women entrepreneurs. Keep reading   ...

VNA Reporter

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