Freedom of choice: Female athletes in ‘masculine’ sports Culture - Sports

Freedom of choice: Female athletes in ‘masculine’ sports

Having a slow start compared to many countries, Vietnam’s sport sector has exerted efforts and reaped successful results at regional and international arenas over the years, with numerous titles earned by female athletes competing in rigorous combat sports or others that require an enormous amount of strength and stamina.
Vietnam always prioritises promoting gender equality: Spokeswoman Society

Vietnam always prioritises promoting gender equality: Spokeswoman

Vietnam always gives priority to promoting gender equality, narrowing the gender gap and creating equal opportunities for women and men to participate in and benefit from all aspects of social life, contributing to the sustainable development of the country, Spokeswoman of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Le Thi Thu Hang has said.
Vietnamese women abroad promote mutual support Society

Vietnamese women abroad promote mutual support

Organisations of Vietnamese women have developed strongly among the overseas Vietnamese community, helping connect Vietnamese people and promote their mutual support with practical activities.
Ao dai needs official heritage recognition Culture - Sports

Ao dai needs official heritage recognition

Ao dai (Vietnamese traditional long dress) has long been a traditional costume and a typical cultural feature of Vietnam. Through ups and downs with constant changes, ao dai still honours the gracefulness and elegance of Vietnamese women.
Women in banking leadership: an exciting challenge Business

Women in banking leadership: an exciting challenge

Working in the financial field, particularly the banking sector, is not only challenging, but also interesting for Vietnamese women as it affects many aspects of their personal lives as they pursue higher positions.
COVID-19 relief to support Vietnam’s women-led SMEs Business

COVID-19 relief to support Vietnam’s women-led SMEs

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Vietnam on December 22 signed a 5 million USD grant agreement, funded by the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi), to support Vietnamese women-led small and medium-sized enterprises (WSMEs) whose access to finance has been weakened because of COVID-19.
Seminar on women conducting diplomacy for peace held Society

Seminar on women conducting diplomacy for peace held

A seminar on women conducting diplomatic activities for peace took place in Hanoi on December 15, as part of activities to contribute to Vietnam’s diplomacy in its role as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for the 2020-2021 tenure.