• Poor Pupils Granted Scholarships by HCMC Women’s Union

    Over the past years, the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) has had several programs on health care, supporting children in mountainous and remote areas with stationery and learning materials and granted thousands of scholarships to difficult pupils who are talented at learning. For example:
  • Meeting of the Female Delegates at the 10th National Party Congress

    On the afternoon of 18 April 2006, a meeting was held in the VWU head office for the female delegates to the 10th National Party Congress.



  • Meeting of the Female Delegates at the 10th National Party Congress

    On the afternoon of 18 April 2006, a meeting was held in the VWU head office for the female delegates to the 10th National Party Congress.
  • A Mother to Many Children

    Being a mother but never giving birth, orphaned but still having mother. This is happiness and reality to hundreds of children and mothers in Danang SOS Children Village.

  • Coastal little girl full of energy

    After the class, Nguyen Thi Ha, the eighth grader from Nghi Thiet Junior Secondary School, Nghi Loc district, Nghe An province, returns to her little house in the middle of rice field in Bac Thinh village. The house, without hands of a man but is very tidy and clean.

  • Midwife programme makes a difference

    The "Midwife in the Village" programme implemented by Tu Du Hospital has become popular and helped to improve reproductive heath care for women in remote areas in Central Highlands.

  • Vietnam makes progress in gender equality

    Vietnam has seen much progress in terms of gender equality compared with other countries in the region, said Klaus Rohland, World Bank Country Director in Vietnam, at a mid-term conference to review the implementation of the National Strategy for Vietnamese Women's Advancement in Hanoi on May 12.

  • Starting Joint Program to help blind women

    Accounting for more than half of the 600,000 sightless people, blind women face many difficulties and challenges.

  • Hai Phong sets up a Law Advisory Center at the city women’s union

    Hai Phong Women’s Union has set up a Law Advisory Center in charge of consulting families and couples in areas related to foreign marriage and divorce, introduction law on civil and criminal affairs,
  • GMS reviews prevention work against human trafficking

    Representatives from the governments of Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam gathered in Phnompenh, Cambodia on May 10-12 to update and review the Sub-regional Plan of Action over the past three years and the implementation of the fight against human trafficking in Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS).