• Seminar promotes new gender equality strategy

    A seminar seeking ideas to create a draft national strategy on gender equality for the 2011-2020 period was held by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) in Ho Chi Minh City on July 15.

  • Provinces get serious about gender equality

    HCM CITY — Appointing gender-equality staff and an office in each province should be an integral part of the national gender-equality strategy, delegates said at a meeting yesterday to discuss plans for the period 2011-15.

  • 100 photos of Vietnamese women to be displayed

    100 photos featuring the beauty of Vietnamese women created by photographer Van Tho will be showcased at the Temple of Literature in Hanoi on August 6.

  • Empowerment of women and girls tops agenda at UN Economic and Social Council

    28 June 2010 – The annual high-level segment of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) opened today with speakers calling for women and girls to be placed at the centre of the global struggle to achieve the social and economic targets known as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

  • Vietnam ranks first in the region for gender equity

    VietNamNet Bridge - United Nations Resident coordinator in Vietnam, John Hendra declared Vietnam a leader in gender equity at a meeting in Hanoi on March 9 to announce a 2010 human development report (HDR).

  • Men’s desire for sons boosts births

    Dissemination of gender equality information remains the most important tool to minimising the gender imbalance and soaring growth of the population, according to the director of the Population and Family Planning General Department Nguyen Ba Thuy.

  • Kindergarten kids learn gender equality

    VietNamNet Bridge – Five-year-old Yen is pretending to be a traffic policewoman, directing her classmates in imaginary cars through an intersection, while in another corner of the kindergarten in Me town a boy plays with plastic dishes and a toy stove
  • Chi Minh’s life highlighted at Argentina symposium

    Hundreds of Argentinean scholars, politicians, artists and friends of Vietnam attended a symposium in Buenos Aires on June 18 to explore Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh’s life, revolutionary cause and thoughts.

  • Vietnam ranks first in the region for gender equity

    VietNamNet Bridge - United Nations Resident coordinator in Vietnam, John Hendra declared Vietnam a leader in gender equity at a meeting in Hanoi on March 9 to announce a 2010 human development report (HDR).
  • EC launches painting contest about gender equality

    VietNamNet Bridge – The European Commission has launched an international painting contest focusing on gender equality under the sponsorship of Belgium Princess Mathilde, for the third time.

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