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gender equality

National Assembly discusses budget allocations

Politics

National Assembly discusses budget allocations

National Assembly deputies have urged the Government to reconsider the budget allocation structure under which more attention will be given to agriculture, rural areas and farmers as well as programmes relating to gender equality and climate change.

Women patients receive free eye treatment

Society

Women patients receive free eye treatment

The Vietnam National Institute of Ophthalmology (VNIO) has provided free eye checks-up and medicine to 150 patients, mostly women, in response to the World Sight Day (WSD) 2009’s theme of gender equality in eye care.

ASEAN congresswomen ask for more power

ASEAN

ASEAN congresswomen ask for more power

ASEAN congresswomen have emphasised the need to give women more power in the political arena and increase the percentage of females in State agencies and businesses to enable them to maximise their role in socio-economic life.

Experts call for greater support for women in times of crisis

Society

Experts call for greater support for women in times of crisis

While discussing the implications of the global economic crisis on women, as well as the opportunities for growth it may yield, Vietnamese and foreign experts recommended that prioritised policies be put in place to support women to overcome difficulties in times of crisis and continue to work towards gender equality.

Cyclists start green journey

Society

Cyclists start green journey

Over 30,000 bicyclists will soon take to the streets for the second annual Green Journey Throughout Vietnam to bring together communities and increase environmental awareness.