• 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.