• 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.