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Gender equality crucial to development: NA Vice Chairwoman

Society

Gender equality crucial to development: NA Vice Chairwoman

Vietnam is well aware that gender equality is a basic human right which is both a national objective and an important factor to the socio-economic development, National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong said at a meeting on gender equality in Hanoi on October 28.

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.

Vietnam hopes to boost ties with Australia

Politics

Vietnam hopes to boost ties with Australia

Vietnam always places importance on its ties with Australia and desires to boost their comprehensive partnership in a result-orientated manner, said Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung at a reception for Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop in Hanoi on February 18.

Women’s Union asked to enhance organisation

Society

Women’s Union asked to enhance organisation

Chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Nguyen Thien Nhan has asked the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) to keep improving the efficiency of its organisation at the grassroots level, and promoting the “Five Nos, Three Cleans” nationwide campaign.

Support needed for countryside women to learn jobs

Society

Support needed for countryside women to learn jobs

Due attention should be given to working out support policies to encourage women in rural areas to voluntarily take vocational training courses to improve their lives and their participation in the national industrialisation and modernisation.