Experts stress social insurance for informal sector Society

Experts stress social insurance for informal sector

Vietnam can and should extend social protection to those in the informal economy through a mix of contributory and non-contributory schemes in order to achieve universal coverage, experts said at a conference on November 29.
Gender equality under discussion at parliament's session Society

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.
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Decree expands reach of social insurance fund

Contract employees and foreigners authorised to work in Vietnam would be included in the Government's social insurance programme, under a new draft revision to the Law on Social Insurance, compiled by the Ministry of of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs.
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Vietnam cares for disadvantaged groups

The State of Vietnam, with its humanitarian nature, has always offered legal protection and applied preferential policies to disadvantaged groups such as the disabled, women, children, the elderly and the poor.