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.
Society

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.
Society

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.
Politics

Vietnam aims for more female leadership posts

The number of women in leadership positions in political organisations, including the National Assembly and Government, has yet to reach its full potential, said Deputy Head of the Vietnam Women’s Union Nguyen Thi Thu Ha.
Society

Bias blocks women’s job training

Widespread gender discrimination needs to be tackled effectively to ensure more female workers access vocational training, gain knowledge and skills and increase their competitiveness, experts say.