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Gender equality under discussion at parliament's session

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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

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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.

World Population Day marked in Vietnam

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World Population Day marked in Vietnam

The Ministry of Health and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) jointly held a ceremony in Hanoi on July 11 to mark 40 years of Vietnam-UNFPA cooperation and World Population Day (July 11).

Focus of population policy needs to shift

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Focus of population policy needs to shift

Population quality increased remarkably as the infant mortality rate for children aged under 5 years old and the fatality rate for mothers reduced, while average life expectancy rate started to rise.