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gender imbalance

Ministries join hands to control imbalanced sex ratio at birth

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Ministries join hands to control imbalanced sex ratio at birth

A cooperation programme was launched between the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the Ministry of Health (MoH) at an official ceremony in Hanoi on October 9 to promote gender equality and control sex imbalances at birth during the 2014-2020 period.

Volatile birth rates a challenge

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Volatile birth rates a challenge

Ten years from implementing the Population Ordinance project, the country faces a number of new challenges including volatile birth rates across different provinces and cities, gender imbalance at birth and an ageing population.

Newborn gender imbalance narrowed

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Newborn gender imbalance narrowed

The gender imbalance among newborns in Vietnam in the first half of this year has been significantly narrowed with 110.9 boys born per 100 girls, according to the General Office for Population and Family Planning (GOPFP).

Cities celebrate World Population Day

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Cities celebrate World Population Day

The General Department of Population and Family Planning and the Hanoi People’s Committee held a meeting on July 11 to mark World Population Day, themed “Adolescent Pregnancy”.

Efforts made to reduce gender imbalance

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Efforts made to reduce gender imbalance

A project has recently been proposed for the 2013-2020 period with various policies, including supporting families with only daughters, as part of efforts to reduce the gender imbalance in Vietnam.

Gender imbalance at birth remains a challenge

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Gender imbalance at birth remains a challenge

Gender imbalance at birth will continue to be a challenge for Vietnam in 2013, although the increase has showed signed of slowing down this year, Health Ministry officials said at a Dec. 25 ceremony to mark the Vietnam Population Day (Dec. 26).