Sustainable Development Goals

SDG 5 Gender equality

Improved gender equality vital to recovery of garment, footwear industries

Further empowering women will help improve Việt Nam’s garment and footwear sectors after the COVID-19 crisis, evidence from the ILO’s flagship programme has shown.Better Work Việt Nam is a unique partnership between the ILO and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World ...

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 ...

Press network helps boost economic empowerment among ethnic women

The Institute for Research on Development Communication (RED), a member of the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations (VUSTA), on April 28 introduced a press network set up under a Canadian-funded project for the economic empowerment of ethnic women in Vietnam.Vu Ngoc Dung, a ...

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

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 ...

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

UNFPA continues to help Vietnam improve civil registration, vital statistics

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Vietnam and Vital Strategies on August 9 signed an agreement for a second phase of work under the Data for Health Initiative, which is supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade to continue ...

Central Vietnam mangrove restoration project wins 2021 Risk Award

A mangrove restoration project that also builds resilience of a disaster-prone coastal community in Thua Thien-Hue Province has won the €100,000 ($118,000) 2021 Risk Award.The project, “Strong roots, strong women: empowering women for community and coastal ecosystem resilience in central Vietnam,” is co-managed by the ...

Nguyen Quy

Efforts ramped up to improve gender equality and women’s roles in Vietnam

Vietnam has come a long way in gender equality, with changes in the legal framework now protecting women better than ever before. However, much works need to be done before total equality can be achieved.While women’s participation in the workforce in Vietnam is very high, ...

Thanh Van

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