Vietnam fights violence against women and girls Society

Vietnam fights violence against women and girls

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs held a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on November 4 to launch a national action month for gender equality and to tackle abuse against women and girls.

Youths talk removal of gender stereotypes

Students from some universities and colleges based in the capital Hanoi have sought ways to eliminate gender stereotypes, which are said one of the roots of continuous gender inequality.

New law to tackle gender inequality in advertising

The draft Law on Advertising is expected to address inequality in the representation of women in advertising, including inappropriate and degrading stereotypes, says Bui Thi Phuong from Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and Public Administration.

Job recruitments perpetuate stereotypes

Most job advertisements are not directly discriminatory in terms of the sex of the applicants, however there are still gender stereotypes favouring male applicants, according to a recent study on gender equality in job advertisements.