• Cooperation between VWU and Australian Ambassy to be promoted

    On July 28, in Hanoi, VWU President Nguyen Thi Thu Ha had a meeting with Layton Pike, Chargé d'Affaires, Australian Deputy Ambassador to Vietnam to discuss some issues related to female workers and to the amended Labor Code.

  • VWU leader welcomes the delegation of German parliamentarians

    Domestic Violence Prevention and Control and Supporting women in politics and economic development ... are important issues discussed during the meeting of VWU First Vice President Hoang Thi Ai Nhien and the German parliamentarians.
  • Vietnamese women play significant role in development

    Tokyo (VNA) – Vietnamese women play an important role in socio-economic development, Deputy Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Ngo Thi Thanh Hang said.
  • Women’s football in need of more adequate investment

    NDO – The Vietnamese women’s football team have created a miracle after securing an official place in the finals of the 2018 AFC Women’s Asian Cup. However, in order to ensure the team’s further progress in the tournament as well as in other future competitions, Vietnam’s women’s football requires stronger and more appropriate investment as the country is currently in possession of a generation of players who can attain new achievements.
  • Vietnam works to create safe, healthy environment for children

    Hanoi (VNA) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a target programme on developing a social support system for the 2016-20 period.
  • Dong Nai builds city safe for women, girls

    Dong Nai (VNA) – The southern province of Dong Nai aims to build a safe city that protects women and girls from sexual harassment and violence.
  • VWU trust loans for poor women praised

    On 9th Feb, the Vietnam Bank of Social Policies (VBSP) and four socio-political organizations held a review meeting on trust loans for poor households and social policy beneficiaries.

  • Working alongside the Vietnam Women's Union for gender equality and women’s development in Vietnam

    In February 2017, the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) held ceremonies to confer the merit medal "For the Development of Vietnamese Women" and the Certificate of Merits (2012 - 2017 period) to experts and collaborators, working at the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, the CPV Central Office, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, embassies and international organizations in Hanoi to honour their contributions to women's movement and VWU activities over the last years.
  • Mong woman preserves and promotes ethnic brocade weaving

    NDO – Learning the art of brocade weaving since the age of 13 from her mother, 1962-born artisan Vang Thi Mai has kept in mind that practicing and preserving the traditional craft is the responsibility of every Mong women. Taking on the responsibility, she established the Brocade Weaving Cooperative of Hop Tien village, Ha Giang province in 1999 with the hope of popularising one of Mong people’s cultural identities to domestic and foreign visitors.
  • Finding strategic markets for Vietnam’s handicrafts

    On 23rd February 2017, the Vietnam Women’s Union (the VWU) and Crib to Crib Colombia (CtC) signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the aim to develop clean and sustainable production and strategic markets for Vietnam’s handicrafts.
  • Republic of Korea Ambassador visits VWU

    On July 27, VWU President Nguyen Thi Thu Ha cordially received Korean Ambassador Mr. Lee Hyuk on the occasion of his new term in Vietnam.
    On behalf of the VWU leaders, President Nguyen Thi Thu Ha extended her congratulation and wished the Ambassador success in his new post.
  • Official candidates for 14th NA election: 38.97% are women

    On 26 April, the National Election Council (NEC) announced the list of official candidates for the 14th National Assembly (NA) election.

  • Ministry wants to increase role of women in politics

    As the country’s National Assembly (NA) election day, scheduled for May 22, approaches, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) is promoting stronger political participation by women.

  • World Bank Country Director says farewell yet committed to continue supporting Vietnam

    That is a promise of Ms. Victoria Kwakwa, World Bank (WB) Country Director for Vietnam during her courtesy visit to the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) on the occasion of completing her mission in Vietnam and assuming a new position in the U.S.
  • VWU President Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa welcomes U.S Ambassador Ted Osius at Vietnam Women’s Museum

    On the morning of 13th May, 2015, Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa - President of the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) had a courtesy meeting with U.S Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius on the occasion of his visit to the Vietnam Women’s Museum.
  • Vietnam elected member of UN Human Rights Council

    On November 12th 2013, Vietnam was elected with the highest vote (184/192) to become one of 14 new members of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the first time. The UNHRC is the principal intergovernmental body of the United Nations responsible for the promotion and protection of human rights around the world. The council has subsidiary operational mechanisms, most notably the UNHRC Universal Periodic Review (UPR), wherein all member nations are required to submit periodic reports to review the human rights performance in their countries.



  • Conference on Overseas Vietnamese Women

    Implementing the Resolution No. 36/NQ-TW of the Politburo on the affairs of overseas Vietnamese and Resolution No.11/NQ-TW of the Politburo on women's work in the period of stepped-up national industrialization and modernization, and with the aim of meeting the needs of exchanging, sharing and connecting of Vietnamese women living and working abroad, from November 19th-22nd 2013, the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) and the National Committee for Overseas Vietnamese Affairs co-organized a conference on overseas Vietnamese women. This was the first major event dedicated to this target group, which marked the accomplishment of a goal VWU has been concerned with for a long time.
  • Council of Women of Brunei Darussalam and Vietnam Women’s Union Strengthen Cooperation

    At the invitation of the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU), a 14-member delegation of the Council of Women of Brunei Darussalam (CWBD), headed by its President Pengiran Datin Hajah Mariam, visited and worked with the VWU from 24-27 November 2013.
  • Condolences by Workers World Party, USA over the passing of Genereal Vo Nguyen Giap

    Vietnam Women's Union would like to share the following letter which was written by Ms. Larry Holmes, First Secretary of Workers World Party, USA and sent through Women's International Democratic Federation (WIDF) over passing of General Vo Nguyen Giap.
  • Cambodian Women For Peace and Development sends letter of condolence to Vietnam Women’s Union over passing of General Vo Nguyen Giap.

    Cambodian Women For Peace and Development sends letter of condolence to Vietnam Women’s Union over passing of General Vo Nguyen Giap.
  • Vietnam’s Women Union delegation visits the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

    At the invitation of the Korean Democratic Women’s Union (KDWU), the delegation of Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) led by First Vice-president Hoang Thi Ai Nhien paid a visit to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) from 22-29 July, 2013.

  • Vietnam Women’s Union welcomes the UNICEF Vietnam Representative

    On the afternoon of 10th June 2013, at the headquarter office of the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU), VWU Vice-President Tran Thi Huong had a meeting with Ms. Lotta Sylwander, Representative of UNICEF in Vietnam with the aim to strengthen the cooperation between the two organizations for further promoting legitimate rights and interest of the women and children.
  • Vietnam Women’s Union’s President receives the delegation of the Marie Schlei Association-Germany

    In the morning of July 8th, 2013, at the office of the Central Vietnam Women’s Union, VWU’s President Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa received the 2-member delegation of the Marie Schlei Association (MSA-Germany) headed by Prof. Christa Randzio Plath, President of MSA, Former President of the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament, on the occasion of their visit to Vietnam to participate in an international seminar on the amendment of the Vietnam Law on Marriage and Family and to evaluate a number of development projects implemented by VWU with the funding of MSA.

  • VWU President welcomes new Country Representative of UN Women in Vietnam

    On the afternoon of July 8th 2013 at the VWU’s headquarters (39 Hang Chuoi Street, Hanoi), Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa, VWU President had a meeting with Ms. Shoko Ishikawa, Country Representative of UN Women in Vietnam on the occasion of her new position.

  • Singapore supports Vietnam Women Union in staff training

    Recently the Vietnam Women’s Union President Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa had a meeting with Mr. Gerald Yeo, President of the Temasek Treasury Singapore and Mr Wu Wei, Director of the Administration Department of Nanyang University of Technologies.

  • Vietnam Women’s Union welcomes Plan Asia Regional Director

    On the afternoon of April 16th 2013, Mrs. Tran Thi Huong, Vice- President of the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) had a meeting with Mr. Mark T. Pierce, Plan Asia Regional Director at the VWU’s headquarters, 39 Hang Chuoi Street, Hanoi.

  • VWU President welcomes Speaker of the House of Representatives of Australia

    In the morning of 2013 May 23th, in the Vietnam Women's Museum, VWU President Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa welcomed the Speaker of the House of Representatives of Australia Ms. Anna Burke.
  • Get-together on “Partnership for women’s development”

    On April 10th 2013, the Vietnam Womens’ Union (VWU) in collaboration with the World Bank in Vietnam organized the Get-together with the theme on “Partnership for women’s development” which is aimed to strengthen the existing partnership and open up new cooperation between the VWU and international partners for the goal of women’s development, particularly within the upcoming VWU’s activities, including the Vietnam Women’s Innovation Day (VWID) 2013.

  • VWU attends Korea International Women’s Invention Exposition (KIWIE)

    At the Invitation of the Korea Women Inventors Association, VWU’s delegation headed by Ms. Bui Thi Hoa, VWU Vice President attended the 6th Korea International Women’s Invention Exposition(KIWIE) in COEX, Seoul, Korea from April 30th to May 5th.
  • Dak Lak Women's Union signed a cooperation agreement with the provincial women’s unions and agencies of Laos and Cambodia

    On the morning of November 7th, 2012 in Buon Ma Thuot, the Dak Lak Women's Union held a ceremony to sign a cooperation agreement with the Women’s Unions of four southern provinces in Laos (Champasack, Salavan, Sekong and Attapeu) and the provincial Mondulkiri Department of Women’s Affairs of Cambodia. The ceremony took place in the presence of Mr. Hoang Trong Hai, Standing Deputy Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and the leaders of the People's Council, the Fatherland Front, and other agencies in the province. Representing Laos and Cambodia, 25 delegates visited and worked in the province, and attended the signing ceremony.