Gender equality helps reduce sex imbalance at birth: official Society

Gender equality helps reduce sex imbalance at birth: official

Raising public awareness of gender equality as well as improving status of women and girls are considered as keys to reduce the unbalanced sex ratio at birth, said Deputy General Director of the General Office for Population - Family Planning Nguyen Thi Ngoc Lan on October 8.
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.
Meeting marks World Population Day in Hanoi Society

Meeting marks World Population Day in Hanoi

A meeting took place in Hanoi on July 11 to mark World Population Day (July 11) under the theme of Vietnam’s 25 years implementing the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development’ Programme of Action.
HCM City: sex difference at birth narrowed Society

HCM City: sex difference at birth narrowed

Ho Chi Minh City’s average male-to-female sex ratio at birth in the first six months of 2019 remained at a high level, with 109.9 boys per 100 girls, but the difference is smaller compared to the same period last year.
Gender inequality increases in Ha Nam Society

Gender inequality increases in Ha Nam

Gender inequality at birth has increased in the northern province of Ha Nam in recent years, according to the provincial Office of Population and Family Planning.
Hanoians live the longest in Vietnam Society

Hanoians live the longest in Vietnam

People from Hanoi have Vietnam’s longest life expectancy, estimated at more than 75 years old, 1.6 years higher than the national average, according to the Hanoi Population and Family Planning branch.
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.
HCM City’s steps to protect children Society

HCM City’s steps to protect children

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs plans to submit a report to the municipal People’s Committee on the best ways to protect children and help them live in a safe, healthy and inclusive environment.