• First Vietnamese teenager works for one of the world’s leading banks

    Khanh Nhi is the first Vietnamese teenager to be recruited by the Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS), one of the world’s leading financial firms, and her biggest dream is to advance her career in Vietnam when the bank opens a branch in the homeland.



  • Chu Ru ethnic group holds women in high esteem

    The Chu Ru ethnic minority group, also called Cho Ru and Chu, has a population of more than 10,000. Chu Ru ethnic minority people mainly live in Don Duong district in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, and the rest in the south-central province of Binh Thuan. The Chu Ru language belongs to the Malayo-Polynesian group.

  • Contributing to crime prevention for the peace of the city

    In the first 6 months of 2009, Da Nang Women’s Union at all levels has concentrated on fostering the communication of crime prevention.

  • 100% of Women’s Unions successfully organize the competition “being a good local WU president”

    Up to June 10th, all 12 districts, cities and Women’s Police Units in Hai Duong Province successfully organized the competition “being a good local WU president” with the involvement of 265 of WU’s presidents from communes, districts, towns and Women’s Police Units.

  • Rural women fall prey to city evils

    Unemployment or lack of regular income, together with a poor cultural life, has put women migrating to Ha Noi from rural Viet Nam at risk to a variety of social evils, new research confirms.



  • Training on communication skills of prostitution prevention

    Implementing the plan of prostitution prevention in 2009 and thanks to the Vietnam Women’s Union’s support, from 25 to 26 May 2009, Thai Binh Provincial Women’s Union organized a training on communication skills of prostitution prevention for 60 cadres from the Provincial Women’s Union, 8 districts, cities and other 40 focal points on social evil.

  • Training and Experience Sharing Workshop on Promoting Women Entrepreneurship

    The project for “Strengthening the Central Women’s Cadres Training School towards establishing Women’s Institute of the Vietnam Women’s Union” organized ‘Training and experience sharing workshop on promoting women entreupreunership’ in Hai Phong from 26 – 28 May, 2009.



  • UK finances Vietnam’s anti-AIDS prevention

    The UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) approved a new funding of US$30 million from 2009 to 2012 to support the Government of Vietnam in its efforts to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS on June 5.
  • Supporting unfortunate families with more than VND 400 million

    Since August 2008 when the new product for supporting families known as Mutual Assistance Fund was first launched, TYM Fund has distributed more than VND 400 million to over 300 household members involved in the project
  • Elders care for families torn by HIV

    Seventy-three-year-old Nguyen Thi Mai (not her real name) smiles to hide her deep sadness.
    "What can I do?" the 73-year-old woman replies to a question about whether her meagre income is enough to feed her HIV-positive son.

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