• Two-month campaign aims to stem human trafficking

    A two-month campaign to tackle the trafficking of women and children starts next week.
  • Three Vietnamese girls attend Asia Supermodel 2009

    Three Vietnamese models – Nguyen Hong Nhung, Nguyen Ngoc Oanh and Nguyen Phuong Mai – will represent Vietnam at the Asia Supermodel 2009 competition in China from July 17-25.
  • Nearly 50,000 mothers awarded with title ‘Heroic Mother’

    49,718 mothers have been awarded and posthumously awarded with the title ‘Heroic Mothers’ since 1995, according to the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs
  • Investing in Women and Girls: Cost-Effective and Smart Economics, Says UNFPA

    Investing in women and girls during the global financial crisis will help set the stage for economic recovery and reduce inequality and poverty, according to Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund. falls on Saturday, 11 July.

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  • Thai ethnic people’s most renowned singer

    An old Thai woman in the central province of Nghe An has made important contributions to preserving the Thai ethnic group's ancient art of folk singing.
  • Sociologist explains burden of ‘traditional values’ on women

    As Vietnam celebrates Family Day today, a sociologist says deep-seated traditional values pushed women away from thriving both personally and professionally.

  • Memorial of Queen Le Ngoc Han to be built in September

    On June 24th, at the Hanoi citadel ancient relics, the Association for the Preservation of Thang Long Hanoi cultural heritage launched a social programme to build the memorial of Queen Le Ngoc Han.
  • How to create opportunities for children?

    With their parents’ conception “No food, no life but it's still OK to have no education”, many children in rural and remote areas are poorly educated or deprived of opportunities for vocational training.

  • Mai Tuyet Hoa and her passion for Xam singing

    Seeing Mai Tuyet Hoa dressed in a T-shirt and jeans and riding a motorbike, nobody would think that she is a famous singer of Xam songs in the capital of Vietnam. Actually she is well known not only for her beautiful singing and good musical instrument playing, but also for her beauty for which she has attracted many fans. Many people even said that Hoa is a "special bud" of the Vietnamese Xam performance, because in modern times there are few artists, especially young ones, who devote themselves to this special performing art.
  • Project raises funds for disabled kids

    With the aim of helping children affected by Agent Orange, project Peace for Kids was launched to raise funds for disabled children at the Thanh Xuan Peace Village in Ha Noi.