Forum raises public awareness of ageing population Society

Forum raises public awareness of ageing population

Society should have a more positive look at ageing population, and work to turn its challenges into opportunities as well as enhance the understanding of momentum of an aging society, heard a forum in Hanoi on September 30.
Vietnam strives to reduce sex imbalances at birth Society

Vietnam strives to reduce sex imbalances at birth

A ceremony was held in the north central province of Thanh Hoa on October 9 in response to International Day of the Girl Child (October 11), focusing on the theme of no sex discrimination and no selection of unborn babies.
Family planning facilitates Vietnam’s sustainable development Society

Family planning facilitates Vietnam’s sustainable development

Vietnam’s family planning has contributed greatly to the country’s hunger elimination and poverty reduction, fostering its socio-economic development, improving living conditions of local people and helping to fulfill the millennium and sustainable development goals, said a local official.
Population law must protect elderly: experts Society

Population law must protect elderly: experts

The nation’s population policy must be integrated with other socio-economic factors including national defence and security to ensure rapid and sustainable development, experts said at a meeting in Hanoi on November 29.
Population ageing challenges Vietnam Videos

Population ageing challenges Vietnam

There are now more than 10 million elderly people in Vietnam, of whom 2 million are over eighty years old. Vietnam has had an ageing population since 2011 with its ageing pace among the fastest in the
Solutions sought to end gender-based violence Society

Solutions sought to end gender-based violence

Drastic efforts are crucial to ending gender inequality and violence against women and girls, said Le Khanh Luong, Vice Director of the Gender Equality Department under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Vietnam promotes fight against domestic violence Society

Vietnam promotes fight against domestic violence

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the investment plan of a project to carry out policies and programmes to prevent and respond to gender-based violence, domestic violence and handle the issue of prostitution, using evidence and a human right-based approach.