Vietnam, Netherlands issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Netherlands issue joint statement

Vietnam and the Netherlands have issued a joint statement on the official visit to Vietnam by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on April 9 at the invitation of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
Conference discusses legal framework to protect transgender people Society

Conference discusses legal framework to protect transgender people

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer (LGBTQ) community in Vietnam has faced legal barriers as the law currently only recognises two genders, without any acknowledgement of other gender identifications or of same-sex marriage, said Dinh Thi Thu Thuy, head of the Department of Law under the Ministry of Health.
Gender violence should become focus of media Society

Gender violence should become focus of media

Gender violence should receive more media coverage to ensure women and children are brave enough to speak up to prevent domestic violence, said Truong Quang Hong, a gender expert from Care International in Vietnam.
Vietnam and LGBT rights: Making strides Society

Vietnam and LGBT rights: Making strides

Vietnam has seen a radical change in lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) rights over the last decade as the State has made significant steps to protect rights and equality.
Rainbow flag movements make inroads in Vietnam Society

Rainbow flag movements make inroads in Vietnam

The rainbow colours, a widely-recognized symbol of LGBT people, have become popular among Vietnamese and it is not uncommon to see rainbow flags pinned to shirts and on car bumpers in the country.
Workshop supports LGBT in accessing health care services Society

Workshop supports LGBT in accessing health care services

The Center for Supporting Community Development Initiative (SCDI) held a workshop on November 23 in the south central coastal province of Binh Dinh to seek ways to support the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community’s access to health care services.
Nordic embassies hold Hanoi Pride Parade Society

Nordic embassies hold Hanoi Pride Parade

The Embassies of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden in Hanoi will hold the Hanoi Pride Parade in Hanoi on September 24 to advocate the universal values of equality, diversity and tolerance.
Largest event for LGBTQ community underway in Hanoi Society

Largest event for LGBTQ community underway in Hanoi

Hanoi Pride 2017, the country’s most anticipated event for the LGBTQ community, opened on September 18 and runs until September 24 with a series of exhibitions, discussions, film screenings, a bike rally and walking march.
Vietnam-Netherlands Joint Statement Politics

Vietnam-Netherlands Joint Statement

Vietnam and the Netherlands have issued a joint statement in thte framework of the working visit of Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to the Netherlands from July 8-11.