The Committee for Social Affairs of the National Assembly in conjunction with the UN Population Fund and the UN Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Woman inaugurated a four-year project on gender equality in Hanoi on July 30.

The project is designed to improve the knowledge of National Assembly’s deputies, and assist the supervision and implementation of policies and laws on population, migration and reproductive health.

The research, primarily aimed to assist those from Hai Duong, Kon Tum and Ben Tre provinces until 2016, will be financed with 1.6 million USD from official development assistance.-VNA