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.
Alarms on low fertility in urban areas Health

Alarms on low fertility in urban areas

Facts have shown that in disadvantaged areas, the fertility is high, in contrast, in urban areas, the birth rate is low, even far below the replacement level in some places.
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 equality under discussion at parliament's session Society

Gender equality under discussion at parliament's session

Reducing the gender gap in the areas of politics and labour force participation was among the top issues at the on-going session of the 14th National Assembly (NA) meeting on November 9, during the broader discussion of the national target on gender equality.
Solutions sought to end gender-based violence Society

Solutions sought to end gender-based violence

Drastic efforts are crucial to ending gender inequality and violence against women and girls, said Le Khanh Luong, Vice Director of the Gender Equality Department under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.