UNESCO launches campaign to promote girls’ education Society

UNESCO launches campaign to promote girls’ education

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in Vietnam on August 3 launched the campaign #KeepingGirlsinthePicture - "For a future picture with girls", calling on the community to share inspirational stories to encourage ethnic minority students, especially girls, to continue their studies after the pandemic ends.
Vietnam commits to realising gender equality: Minister Society

Vietnam commits to realising gender equality: Minister

Vietnam’s efforts in realizing gender equality have achieved encouraging results. Violence against women and girls tends to decrease. Female deputies in the National Assembly account for 27.31 percent of the total, higher than the world’s rate.
Gender equality in the workplace needed for business breakthroughs: Expert Society

Gender equality in the workplace needed for business breakthroughs: Expert

Gender equality at the workplace needs to be recognised as one of the drivers of long-term growth and breakthroughs for businesses, especially as Vietnam has a high proportion of women in the labour market, according to Nguyen Quang Vinh, General Secretary of the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).
Foreign ministry hosts gathering for female diplomats  Politics

Foreign ministry hosts gathering for female diplomats

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on March 12 held a gathering with the participation of female diplomats and representatives of international organisations, spouses of ambassadors, and the ministry’s officials to celebrate the 111th International Women’s Day.
HoSE joins stock exchanges worldwide in promoting gender equality Society

HoSE joins stock exchanges worldwide in promoting gender equality

The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) on March 9 joined stock exchanges around the world in a global initiative called “Ring the Bell for Gender Equality” - a partnership that highlights the economic imperative of empowering women in the workplace, marketplace, and community.
ASEAN Study sheds new light on women, peace and security stature in Southeast Asia World

ASEAN Study sheds new light on women, peace and security stature in Southeast Asia

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on March 8 launched the ASEAN Regional Study on Women, Peace and Security which presents evidence-based recommendations to support member states in enhancing women’s meaningful participation in peacebuilding and conflict prevention, resolution, and post-conflict processes, in line with regional and international commitments.
Mindset change needed to achieve gender equality in labour market: ILO Society

Mindset change needed to achieve gender equality in labour market: ILO

A new research brief shows that the COVID-19 pandemic has not only exacerbated existing inequalities but also created new gender gaps, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Vietnam has said, calling for a change in the mindset of not only every man but also every woman to influence their economic behaviour and achieve gender equality in the labour market.