• Vietnamese teenager wins gold medal at Asia Arts Festival

    Vietnamese representative Vu Huyen Dieu, also known as Bella Vu, bagged a gold medal in vocal music and a silver in piano at the ninth Asia Arts Festival which is getting underway in Singapore.
  • Vietnam moves up four places on 2022 Global Gender Gap Index

    Vietnam has climbed four places on World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Index 2022 in the past year, from 87th to 83rd place out of 146 countries, with a score of 0.705/1.
  • Vietnam proposes solutions to optimise women's potential in making socio-economic recovery policy

    Vietnamese Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan has put forward solutions to fully tap the potential and role of women in making policies on socio-economic recovery and development in her remarks at the 2022 Global Summit of Women (GSW) in Bangkok, Thailand, on June 23.
  • Uncle Hồ and establishment of the Viet Nam Women's Union

    Source: "Uncle Hồ with Women and Children" published by Vietnam Women's Publishing House
  • Top legislator meets female NA deputies

    National Assembly (NA) Chairman Vuong Dinh Hue on March 8 met with full-time female NA deputies and female managers of the NA Office on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
  • Traditional wedding of Bahnar ethnic people

    ‘Po Koong’ (wedding), an important ceremony of the Bahnar people, has recently been introduced to visitors at the Vietnam National Village for Ethnic Culture and Tourism in Hanoi within the framework of ‘Colours of spring across the country’ in 2022.
  • Vietnamese “blue beret” soldiers join charity trip in South Sudan

    The level-2 field hospital No.3 of Vietnam engaging in the United Nations peacekeeping mission together with Ghana’s Formed Police Unit (FPU) recently arranged the first charity trip of the year to Bentiu Central Prison in South Sudan.
  • Businesswomen resilient during pandemic: VAWE Chairwoman

    High intelligence together with great bravery will help Vietnamese businesswomen overcome the formidable challenges brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and develop their business in a sustainable fashion, according to the Chairwoman of the Vietnam Association of Women Entrepreneurs (VAWE) Thai Huong.
  • Women entrepreneurs show strong performance in overcoming COVID-19 crisis

    Amid the fierce competition in the market, many female entrepreneurs have become powerful figures in their business areas.
  • Gender equality to be included in community’s code of ethics

    Gender equality will be added into village codes and conventions – the code of ethics developed by the community that has long played an important role in managing social relations in the community in Vietnam.
  • Vietnamese women's role hailed at French-speaking community

    Vietnamese women have affirmed their capacity and social position, and received recognition form society, said a Vietnamese representative at a conference on women's economic self-reliance in Brussels on October 26.
  • First overall report on gender equality situation in Vietnam released

    Country Gender Equality Profile Vietnam 2021 (CGEP), the first comprehensive report on the gender equality situation in Vietnam, was released at a conference on October 26 by the UN Women, the Australian Embassy in Vietnam, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO).
  • Speech of Party leader Nguyen Phu Trong at conference reviewing 12th Politburo’s Directive 05

    Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong delivered an important speech at a national teleconference on June 12 reviewing the five-year implementation of the 12-tenure Politburo's Directive 05-CT-TW on enhancing the studying and following of President Ho Chi Minh's thought, morality and lifestyle.
  • 30,26% female deputies elected to 15th National Assembly

    There are 151 female deputies out of 499 deputies elected to the 15th National Assembly, accounting for 30.26%. Ms. Ha Thi Nga, President of Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) and 11 WU staffs are elected.
  • VN aims to have more women in leadership roles

    HÀ NỘI — By 2025, 60 per cent of the State management agencies in Việt Nam are hoped to have at least one woman in a leadership role.
  • Remarks by NA Chairwoman at UNGA High-level Meeting

    Chairwoman of the National Assembly of Vietnam Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan on October 2 (Vietnam time) sent an important message to the High-level Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women.
  • Female parliamentarians play important role in securing jobs, income for women workers

    NDO/VNA - A draft Resolution on “The Role Of Women Parliamentarians In Securing Jobs and Income for Women Workers” was adopted on September 8 at the Meeting of the Women Parliamentarians of AIPA (WAIPA) within the framework of the General Assembly of ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-41).
  • Women taking advantage of digital technology for successful business start-up

    The global economy is comprehensively changing along with the strong rise of the fourth industrial revolution. Economic activities have been promoted based on new technologies with digital technology (artificial intelligence, big data, blockchain, cloud computing ...) as the core, which facilitates commercial transactions, product and service exchange.
  • Students talk gender equality at Hanoi dialogue

    A large number of university students in Hanoi gathered at a dialogue on March 13 to discuss gender equality and safety for women and children.
  • PM expects to see more successful businesswomen

    Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said he expects more and more businesswomen to succeed in the future, while meeting with outstanding female entrepreneurs on March 2.
  • Hanoi works to reduce gender imbalance at birth

    Hanoi has set a goal this year to limit the imbalance of the sex ratio at birth and keep the rate at 113 girls per 100 boys.
  • Gender violence should become focus of media

    Hanoi (VNA) – Gender violence should receive more media coverage to ensure women and children are brave enough to speak up to prevent domestic violence, said Truong Quang Hong, a gender expert from Care International in Vietnam.
  • Women’s Positive Image to be promoted in school textbooks

    Future textbook curriculum will enhance women’s positive image to contribute to education and communication on gender equality.
  • Vietnam - Spain cooperation for gender equality and women’s rights promotion in Vietnam

    On March 27th 2014, at the Center for Women and Development, the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU), Spanish Embassy and Spanish Agency for International Cooperation Development (AECID) in Hanoi organized a ceremony “Spain and Vietnam: Partners in Development” to mark the 15th anniversary of Vietnam -Spain cooperation. This event was of special significance with the attendance of H.E. Mr. José Manual Garcia-Margallo, Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation on the occasion of his official visit to Vietnam.
  • Climate Change: Putting Gender Equality at the Centre

    Climate change caused by greenhouse gas emissions threatens everyone, but women and men will experience it differently. Discriminatory gender norms mean that women have fewer social and economic resources than men, which reduces their resiliency to natural disasters and other fallout from climate change. They are the primary managers of household resources, such as water and fuel, which may be in increasingly short supply. And many have livelihoods highly vulnerable to climatic variations, including in agriculture.
  • The role of men and boys in achieving gender equality

    'Gender equality is not a women’s issue; it concerns men and boys as well as women and girls. Garnering sufficient support for the profound social changes required by the gender equality agenda cannot be achieved by women alone. It also requires the active involvement of men, all the more so as they often control the resources needed for this work.
  • An elegant symbol of Vietnamese culture

    Vietnam Plus- The image of the Ao dai (Vietnam’s traditional long dress) is often associated with images of the country and is a beautiful symbol of Vietnamese culture.
  • Japanese fall in love with Vietnamese village

    When volunteering for the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), two Japanese girls fell in love with the ancient unique architecture in Duong Lam village.

  • Record -long cake sold for charity purpose

    The Yasaka Saigon Nha Trang Hotel in the central province of Khanh Hoa on Feb. 5 divided its 36-m banh tet (cylindric glutinous rice cake) for sale to collect money for the charity purpose.

  • Record -long cake sold for charity purpose

    The Yasaka Saigon Nha Trang Hotel in the central province of Khanh Hoa on Feb. 5 divided its 36-m banh tet (cylindric glutinous rice cake) for sale to collect money for the charity purpose.