Women’s celebrations to fill up March Society

Women’s celebrations to fill up March

A range of activities will be held this month to mark International Women’s Day (March 8), the 1976th anniversary of the Trung sisters’ uprising and 30 years of the Kovalevskaya Prize.
Vietnam actively contributes to ASCC development World

Vietnam actively contributes to ASCC development

Vietnam will continue to carry out its obligations fully and responsibly to contribute to the development of the ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) in particular and the ASEAN Community in general.
Raising awareness of gender violence Society

Raising awareness of gender violence

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has announced the creation of a national action month on gender violence prevention and control, which will last from November 15 to December 16 each year.
ASEAN calls for child protection in conflict zones ASEAN

ASEAN calls for child protection in conflict zones

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) called on the United Nations (UN) and international organisations to intensify efforts to protect children during armed conflict at a UN Security Council’s open debate in New York on March 25.
Women parliamentarians seek gender equality frameworks Politics

Women parliamentarians seek gender equality frameworks

National Assembly Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung has re-affirmed Vietnam's long-time policy in promoting gender equality and empowering women, when addressing the 21st Meeting of the Women Parliamentarians at the 132nd Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly in Hanoi on March 28.
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ASEAN promotes women, children’s rights

The 10th Meeting of the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) took place in Jakarta, Indonesia, on February 25-27 to review the implementation of the ACWC Work Plan in 2012-2016 and discuss a plan for 2016-2020.
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Da Nang women helped improve anti-violence skills

Representatives of the Women’s Union chapters in central Da Nang city are attending a training course that will equip them with skills to mobilise the community’s support in curbing violence against females and girls