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Project promotes gender equality in Vietnam

Society

Project promotes gender equality in Vietnam

The UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) will help Vietnam implement a project to improve the assessment and inspection of the implementation of national strategies and programmes on gender equality.

Gender equality prioritised in transport development

Society

Gender equality prioritised in transport development

Transport sector officials from Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam , along with development partners and staff from ADB and AusAID, are gathering in Hanoi from July 24-26 to discuss promoting gender equality through effective design and implementation of transport projects.

Move to improve lives of rural women

Society

Move to improve lives of rural women

Only 46.9 percent of rural women have full-time employment while the remainder do casual jobs, such as housework and farming, Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs director Nguyen Thi Lan Huong said on Mar. 7.

AECID chief receives award for gender equality

Politics

AECID chief receives award for gender equality

The Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) has presented a “For the development of Vietnamese women” insignia to Benito Alvarez Fernandez, chief representative of Spanish International Cooperation and Development Agency (AECID) in Vietnam .

UNDP raises capacity of female Vietnamese officials

Society

UNDP raises capacity of female Vietnamese officials

Ten women from Vietnam ’s public sector have been awarded scholarships and research grants by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Cambridge Overseas Trust foundation to undertake postgraduate training at Cambridge University in England.