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

Vietnam well implements gender equality-related goals

Vietnam is one of the nations gaining great achievements in ensuring gender equality and assessed by the United Nations as a bright spot in carrying out Millennium Development Goals.  Keep reading ...

VNA Reporter

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 ...


Gender inequality persists despite positive changes

Some 72 percent of Vietnamese women have joined the labour force, higher than the average world percentage (42 percent), and ranking only behind Cambodia (81 percent). These figures were revealed in a recently-released report of the Centre for Development and Integration, a Vietnamese non-governmental and ...

VNA Reporter

New pension rule puts female workers at disadvantage

Many workers, especially females, have complained about the new pension calculation method applicable from January 1, 2018, saying it puts them at a disadvantage, Tien Phong newspaper reports.Keep reading ...

Saigon Times Reporter

Vietnam leads region for ratio of female business leaders

Vietnamese women hold more leading positions on the business map compared to other countries in the region, including Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. Women hold 25 percent of CEO or board level positions in Vietnam.Keep reading ...

Minh Nga

Women highlighted in Industry 4.0

A conference on Vietnamese women’s role in the fourth industrial revolution held in HCM City on Tuesday highlighted the need for female entrepreneurs to grow their businesses and overcome entrenched barriers such as gender disparities and lack of leadership roles.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

VN women mean business, but don’t get their due

While the profile of Vietnamese businesswomen has been raised significantly in recent years with the emergence of leaders in certain sectors, budding women entrepreneurs still have to fight with one hand tied behind their backs.Keep reading    ...

VNS Reporter

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