Vietnam does well on inequality reduction commitment Society

Vietnam does well on inequality reduction commitment

Vietnam has done well on the Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index (CRII), coming second within ASEAN, and ranking 77 out of 158 countries this year, according to a new analysis from Oxfam and the Development Finance International which was released on October 8.
Women-led businesses on the rise Business

Women-led businesses on the rise

The number of women-owned businesses increased from 21 percent in 2011 to 24 percent in 2018, according the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
Solutions to end sexual harassment against women, girls in public  Society

Solutions to end sexual harassment against women, girls in public

The White Ribbon Breakfast 2018 and safe orange bus journey were launched in Ho Chi Minh City on November 28 in response to the Action Month for Gender Equality and prevention of gender-based violence and the 16-day global campaign on ending violence against women and girls.
Gender violence should become focus of media Society

Gender violence should become focus of media

Gender violence should receive more media coverage to ensure women and children are brave enough to speak up to prevent domestic violence, said Truong Quang Hong, a gender expert from Care International in Vietnam.
ASEAN needs comprehensive sexuality education ASEAN

ASEAN needs comprehensive sexuality education

Improving education and training, especially sexuality education, to enhance socio-economic development and gender equality is one of the main targets set for the ASEAN Cultural and Social Community.
Students pledges to work to end gender discrimination Society

Students pledges to work to end gender discrimination

More than 3,000 students from universities and colleges in the central province of Da Nang gathered at the Da Nang University’s Foreign Language School on November 26 to respond to a festival to eliminate gender discrimination.
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Workshop seeks to address gender pay gap in workplace

A workshop on workplace gender discrimination was held in Vung Tau city, southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province, on March 14 with the aim to provide an insight into global standards on wage and income to promote gender equality and sustainable employment.
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Dialogue focusses on improving jobs for female workforce

The Vietnam General Confederation of Labour and the ASEAN Services Employees Trade Union Council (ASETUC) of Vietnam held a national social dialogue on September 25 highlighting the efforts undertaken to increase jobs for female workers in Vietnam and ASEAN.