• Thirty-one million people in rural areas have no access to standardized clean water

    The above figure was given at the workshop on supporting women and girls to access safe and sustainable clean water and sanitation. The workshop was organized by the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) with the support of the United Children's Fund (UNICEF).
  • Exhibition tells life stories of women migrant workers

    An ongoing exhibition titled ‘Where I Arrive’ has been leaving a deep impression on visitors to the Vietnam Women's Museum in Hanoi by telling the touching life stories of women migrant workers in the capital city.
  • Outstanding female artisans from Hanoi’s handicraft villages honoured

    A programme was held in Bat Trang Commune, Gia Lam District, Hanoi, on March 7 to honour outstanding female artisans from traditional handicraft villages in the capital city.
  • Increasing women’s access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene in rural areas

    Measures to enhance women’s access to clean water and sanitation in rural areas were discussed in a seminar held by the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) and the Women’s Union of Thai Nguyen province on March 28.
  • Vietnam Women’s Union at all levels plants trees in Spring 2023

    Tree-planting festival was launched by President Ho Chi Minh since the Spring 1965 in order to protect the environment and promote sustainable development. Since then, every spring, the Party, State and people including women of Vietnam join hands to plant trees throughout the country.
  • VWU active role in army conscript

    During 2023 army enlistment season, the Women's Unions at all levels have brought into full play their role, encouraging young people to enlist in the army.
  • Ao dai festival to take place throughout March in HCM City

    The ninth Ao dai (traditional long dress) Festival will take place in Ho Chi Minh City throughout March with a wide range of cultural activities, the event’s organisers announced at a press conference held in HCM City on February 23.
  • A site for people who love culture

    Leading up to International Women’s Day (March 8), the 1,983rd anniversary of the Hai Ba Trung uprising and the International Day of Happiness (March 20) the Vietnam womens Museum Womens Museum collaborated with journalist – director Mai Bong, on the morning of February 18, 2023 to open the exhibition “Dare to live a brilliant life”.
  • Joining hands for advancement aspirations of ethnic minority women and children

    On the evening of November 25, 2022, the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) held a communication event "Aspirations for advancement of ethnic minority women and children" and opened the Exhibition “Aspirations for Advancement” at the Vietnam Women's Museum (No. 36 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi).
  • “Aspirations for Peace” marks 50th anniversary of Paris Agreement

    An event named “Aspirations for Peace” was held in Hanoi on January 9 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Paris Agreement on ending the war and restoring peace in Vietnam (Paris Peace Accords) (January 27, 1973).
  • VWU’s activities in action month for gender equality and gender-based violence prevention 2022

    Responding to “Action month for gender equality and gender-based vilence prevention 2022" from November 15 – December 15, the VWU at all levels organized various activities on gender-based violence prevention, protect women’s right protection, safety ensurance for women and children. Below are some photos of the activities.
  • Joining hands to fight violence against women and girls

    Vietnam is seen as a country achieving many positive results in narrowing the gender gap, especially in the fields of labour, employment, healthcare, and education, which have been recognised by the international community. The country is rated among the top 10 performers worldwide in implementing the United Nations Development Goal on achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls.
  • Honouring cultural values of Vietnamese Ao Dai

    As part of the series of activities of the Hanoi Tourism Ao Dai Festival 2022, the Hanoi Women's Union in collaboration with the Hanoi Department of Tourism organised an Ao Dai (traditional Vietnamese long dress) mass performance themed "The capital's women integrate and develop" in Hanoi on December 4.
  • Hanoi launches action month for gender equality and gender-based violence prevention

    The Hanoi Women’s Union on November 27 launched an action month for gender equality and gender-based violence prevention, under the theme “Ensuring social security, increasing empowerment and creating opportunities for women and girls to realise gender equality and eliminate gender-based violence”.
  • The Center for women and development promotes the implementation of project 8 aimed at disadvantaged women

    From October 20 to October 22, 2022, within the framework of Project 8 "Implementing gender equality and solving urgent issues for women and children", the Center for Women and Development (CWD) chaired and coordinated with Thai Nguyen Women's Union to organize the Fair "Connecting product consumption for women in ethnic minority and mountainous areas" and the Workshop on Connecting Livelihood Support Networks for Disadvantaged Women, and Women at high risk of being trafficked and returned.
  • Nestlé, Vietnam Women’s Union partner to empower women

    Based on the fruitful results of their cooperation in past years, the Vietnam Women's Union and Nestlé Vietnam signed a strategic cooperation agreement for the period of 2022 - 2027 to continue to implement a nationwide programme named "Nestlé accompanies women" in Hanoi on November 4.
  • “Happy Crescent Moon” honoring exemplary disabled couples

    On the evening of October 11, in Hanoi, the Association for the Support of Vietnamese Handicapped and Orphans (ASVHO), the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU), the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, and The Vietnam National Assembly Television jointly organized the 4th "Happiness for disabled couple" with the theme of “Happy Crescent Moon”. The program took place in a warm and emotional atmosphere, aiming to honor the love and marriage of couples with disabilities.
  • Project promotes financial inclusion for ethnic minority women

    A project titled "Reach to Excel: Promoting Financial Inclusion for Ethnic Minority Women" has supported the development of more than 500 self-managed village credit savings groups (VSLA) with more than 11,000 women participating in savings and small-scale lending.
  • 30th anniversary of Tinh Thuong Microfinance Institution (TYM) 1992 – 2022

    On October 7th, 2022, at the Center for Women and Development, 20 Thuy Khue, Tay Ho, Hanoi, the celebration of TYM’s 30th anniversary with the theme “TYM’s 30 years: Dedication & Commitment” was organized to mark the MFI’s development journey from 1992 to present.
  • Programme honours the quintessence of Ao Dai

    The Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) Central Committee organised an art programme "The Quintessence of Vietnamese Ao Dai" on October 18.
  • Vietnam Women's Museum receives portrait paintings of female journalists

    The Vietnam Women's Museum held a ceremony to receive artifacts and hold an exchange programme with the theme "Female journalists" with author and journalist Huynh Dung Nhan on June 20.
  • Japanese cultural event for children underway in Hanoi

    A Japanese cultural event is being held at the Vietnam Women’s Museum in downtown Hanoi for kids to mark International Children’s Day (June 1) and the start of the summer vacation.
  • Two female scientists receive Kovalevskaia Award 2021

    A ceremony was held on May 16 to honour two female Vietnamese scientists with the Kovalevskaia Award 2021 for their excellent contributions to scientific research.
  • Consultation workshop to introduce gender-responsive manual of National Target Programme (NTP) on socio-economic development in ethnic minority areas

    A hybrid consultation Workshop on monitoring gender mainstreaming in the NTP on socio-economic development in ethnic minority areas was organized on March 31 in Hanoi and other provinces/cities.
  • Turning wastes into cash for raising scholarship fund and supporting women in business start-up

    In response to “Building the family of 5 Without-s and 3 Clean-s” campaign and movement against plastic wastes, the Women's Union (WU) of Tran Van Thoi district (Ca Mau province) has implemented 2 practical and highly efficient models, not only helping WU members and women raise their awareness of environmental protection, but also helping women overcome their disadvantaged backgrounds, women start up, and their children receive scholarships to go to school.
  • Hoa Binh province: 30 sets of computers and thousands of warm clothes gifted to students

    Responding to the program "Internet and computers for children" launched by Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, and on the occasion of the Lunar New Year of Tiger in 2022, the Women's Union and Youth Union of Hoa Binh Public Security implemented the program of giving computers and warm clothes to poor children in mountainous areas.
  • VWU rewards VND 500 million for Viet Nam women's national football team

    On the afternoon of February 6, right after the Viet Nam women's national football team beat the Chinese Taipei with 2-1 score, winning a ticket to the Women's World Cup, the Vietnam Women’s Union rewarded VND 500 million (~22,000 USD) for the team.
  • Kon Tum Women’s Union launching the 2022 Program "Supporting women in border areas”

    The Kon Tum Provincial Women's Union in collaboration with the Provincial Border Guards, the Women's Unions of Ben Tre, Dong Nai and Hanoi as well as Ben Tre Border Guards launched the 2022 program "Supporting women in border areas" in 04 border communes in Dak Glei and Ngoc Hoi districts. A total fund of over 900 million VND was mobilized for this launching.
  • VWU’s New Year care for disadvantaged women and children nationwide

    In the atmosphere of approaching Vietnamese Traditional New Year (Tet), the Women's Unions at all levels have been organizing many practical and meaningful activities to care for and encourage disadvantaged women and children nationwide especially those affected by the Covid-19 epidemic.
  • “Patron-parents” Program to support orphans due to Covid-19

    In response to the call of the Vietnamese Party and State leaders on the Covid-19 pandemic prevention and VWU’s “Million gifts of love” program – providing social protection for women and children affected by COVID-19, the VWU Presidium has recently issued a plan to implement the “Patron-parents” Program to support orphans, who lost their parents due to the pandemic.