Workshop talks sexual, gender violence Society

Workshop talks sexual, gender violence

More than 60 experts from law enforcement agencies, international organisations and non-governmentalorganisations gathered at a seminar on in Hanoi to seek ways to address sexual and gender violence.
Raising awareness of gender violence Society

Raising awareness of gender violence

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has announced the creation of a national action month on gender violence prevention and control, which will last from November 15 to December 16 each year.
Ambassador: ASEAN commits to eliminating sexual violence ASEAN

Ambassador: ASEAN commits to eliminating sexual violence

ASEAN is committed to joining efforts to ensure the elimination of sexual violence and enhance the role of women in peace processes and international and regional security, Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations, has said.
Vietnam, UK hold fourth strategic dialogue Politics

Vietnam, UK hold fourth strategic dialogue

Vietnam and the UK focused on issues surrounding international economic integration, national defence-security and recent global developments during their fourth strategic dialogue in Hanoi on February 27.
Photograph exhibition promotes gender equality Society

Photograph exhibition promotes gender equality

An exhibition of photographs taken by women in A Luoi mountainous district in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue was opened in Hanoi on October 22 with the objective of promoting gender equality and preventing gender-based violence.
Society

Sex education needs revamp

Young Vietnamese people need a better understanding of sexual health and their rights in order to ensure safer sex and a higher quality of life, national and international experts said at a recent meeting in Hanoi .
Society

Conference debates sexual attitudes

Sexuality, a sensitive topic in Vietnamese society, was for the first time the theme of a national conference which ended in Hanoi on Nov. 9.
Politics

Vietnam pushes for protection of civilians in Congo

A Vietnamese diplomat urged the UN Organisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC) to scrutinise and strengthen coordination with the African country’s armed forces to prevent further atrocities of both rebels and rogue elements within the army.
Politics

Vietnam pushes for protection of civilians in Congo

A Vietnamese diplomat urged the UN Organisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUC) to scrutinise and strengthen coordination with the African country’s armed forces to prevent further atrocities of both rebels and rogue elements within the army.