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.
ASEAN needs comprehensive sexuality education ASEAN

ASEAN needs comprehensive sexuality education

Improving education and training, especially sexuality education, to enhance socio-economic development and gender equality is one of the main targets set for the ASEAN Cultural and Social Community.
National symposium on sexual health held in Hanoi Society

National symposium on sexual health held in Hanoi

In contrast to popular opinion that women and girls can protect themselves by avoiding strangers or unsafe places frequented by criminals, statistics show that 73 percent of assaults on women are committed by acquaintances, and 10 percent are fathers or stepfathers of victims.