UNFPA hands over 6,903 dignity kits to local women Society

UNFPA hands over 6,903 dignity kits to local women

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) recently handed over 6,903 dignity kits to the Central Committee of the Vietnam Farmers’ Union (VFU) in support of women and girls at risk of violence in five central provinces hit by flooding - Thua Thien-Hue, Quang Tri, Quang Ngai, Nghe An, and Thanh Hoa.
Seminar talks facilitating green growth Business

Seminar talks facilitating green growth

A seminar was held in Hanoi on December 15 to discuss a research on incorporating goals of the national action plan implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and national strategy on green growth into socio-economic development plans of centrally-run cities and provinces.
Shelter for gender-based violence victims Videos

Shelter for gender-based violence victims

Figures reveal that if the three main types of partner violence are considered - physical, sexual, and emotional - 58 percent of Vietnamese women have experienced at least one type of domestic violence in their lifetime. “Anh Duong” (Sunshine) House has been established in northern Quang Ninh province for reporting and supporting victims of violence against women and girls.
Canada supports women empowerment in Southeast Asia World

Canada supports women empowerment in Southeast Asia

Canada is providing 8.5 million CAD (6.6 million USD) over 5 years, beginning in 2020, to UN Women to empower women, prevent violence and promote social cohesion in Southeast Asia, Canadian Minister of International Development Karina Gould announced on December 7.
UN Women supports ethnic women in Lao Cai Society

UN Women supports ethnic women in Lao Cai

A total of 600 poor households of ethnic groups in four communes of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai which were severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic received financial assistance to buy food and improve their livelihoods on December 4.
Engaging men in preventing violence against women, children Society

Engaging men in preventing violence against women, children

The White Ribbon Breakfast was held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 24 to encourage the participation of men and the community as a whole in preventing violence and sexual harassment against women and children, particularly in the context of COVID-19.