• Giving Special Attention to Girls and Adolescents

    Because discrimination on the basis of sex often starts at the earliest stages of life, greater equality for the girl child and the adolescent girl are necessary first steps to ensuring that women have equal rights later in life. UNFPA recogn izes that the world is different for girls than it is for boys, and programme approaches must reflect this.
  • Caring for the Ones Who Care for Others

    Women give life, love and care to children, help to build and take care of the home, and feed and clothe their loved ones. In most of the developing world, women are additionally responsible for the agricultural production and local trade that help sustaine their local economies. Women also weave the social fabric of their communities – working together to support schools, organize community events and help to look after neighbours in need.
  • Vietnam hosts first int’l gong festival

    The Gia Lai Provincial People’s Committee held a press conference in Ho Chi Minh City on August 7 to announce the first international gong festival to be held in Vietnam.
  • Decree to promote gender equality

    New regulations regarding gender equality violations will come into effect on August 1, according to a new decree by the Prime Minister.
  • Vu Hoang Diep crowned Miss International Beauty

    Vu Hoang Diep was crowned at the final round of the Miss International Beauty held in China on August 1.
  • Decree to promote gender equality

    New regulations regarding gender equality violations will come into effect on August 1, according to a new decree by the Prime Minister.
  • UNESCO experts back ca tru singing for world heritage status

    Two UNESCO experts have said that that the ca tru singing tradition meets five standards for being recognized as the world intangible cultural heritage of urgent protection, according to a senior official.
  • 57 songs about the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi

    Hanoi City People’s Committee has received 57 songs, and many poems, writings and notes by 23 writers in response to the campaign to create literature and art work to mark the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi.

  • Seven foreign cities to attend 1000th Thang Long–Hanoi anniversary

    The 1000th great anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi and the National Tourism Year 2010 in Hanoi will attract the participation of seven member cities of the Council for Promoting Tourism in Asia (CPTA), said the Hanoi Culture, Sports and Tourism Department.
  • 57 songs about the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi

    Hanoi City People’s Committee has received 57 songs, and many poems, writings and notes by 23 writers in response to the campaign to create literature and art work to mark the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi.

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