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UN Women delegation shares gender equality experience

A UN Women delegation led by its President of Executive Board Gonzalo Koncke Pizzorno shared experience in promoting gender equality with the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) of the central city of Da Nang at a meeting on December 10.
Running event calls for no violence against women Society

Running event calls for no violence against women

The Vietnam Farmers’ Union and the United Nations Population Fund co-organised a running event in Hanoi on November 23 in response to the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and Girls (November 25).
Gender equality crucial to development: NA Vice Chairwoman Society

Gender equality crucial to development: NA Vice Chairwoman

Vietnam is well aware that gender equality is a basic human right which is both a national objective and an important factor to the socio-economic development, National Assembly (NA) Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong said at a meeting on gender equality in Hanoi on October 28.
Vietnam calls on IPU to promote gender equality Society

Vietnam calls on IPU to promote gender equality

National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong said she hoped the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) would enhance its role in promoting gender equality as part of the post-2015 sustainable development targets.
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Laos: AIPA’s 35th General Assembly opens

The 35th General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-35) with the theme “Strengthening parliamentary cooperation within ASEAN Community” opened in Vientiane, Laos on September 16.
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ASEAN work to eliminate violence against women, children

The ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) has held its eighth meeting to review the progress of 24 projects and activities under the ACWC Work Plan for the 2012-2016 period.
Domestic violence prevention network launched Society

Domestic violence prevention network launched

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Vietnam and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism on December 10 jointly launched a domestic violence prevention and control network.

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ASEAN promotes protection of women and children’s rights

An action plan for 2014 to further promote and protect the rights of women and children have been adopted at a recent meeting of the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC), said the ASEAN Secretariat.