ASEAN promotes gender equality, women protection World

ASEAN promotes gender equality, women protection

HeForShe campaign, designed to encourage men and boys to eliminate discrimination against women and girls, was launched by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on November 30 in response to International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (November 25).
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.
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.
Solutions sought to end gender-based violence Society

Solutions sought to end gender-based violence

Drastic efforts are crucial to ending gender inequality and violence against women and girls, said Le Khanh Luong, Vice Director of the Gender Equality Department under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
UNHRC passes climate change resolution co-created by Vietnam World

UNHRC passes climate change resolution co-created by Vietnam

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) carried out final discussions of its 35th session in Geneva, Switzerland, on June 22-23, adopting 36 resolutions and a presidential statement, including a draft resolution on climate change and human rights co-created by Vietnam.
Da Nang acts to prevent violence against women Society

Da Nang acts to prevent violence against women

A fund-raising delegation from the United Nations National Committee in Australia had a working session with the Women’s Union of Da Nang on March 20 on the implementation of a project to encourage the community to join hands to prevent violence against women and girls in the central city.
Children protected from sexual abuse Society

Children protected from sexual abuse

The recent increase of child sexual abuse cases has raised public concern, which requires authorities to scrutinise the implementation of signed international conventions.