AIPA female parliamentarians promote women empowerment post COVID-19 World

AIPA female parliamentarians promote women empowerment post COVID-19

The Meeting of Women Parliamentarians of AIPA (WAIPA), themed “Promoting women’s economic empowerment in the future of work and post pandemic recovery through digital and financial inclusion”, took place on August 23 afternoon as part of the ongoing 42nd General Assembly of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA-42).
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Foreign ministry hosts gathering for female diplomats

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) on March 12 held a gathering with the participation of female diplomats and representatives of international organisations, spouses of ambassadors, and the ministry’s officials to celebrate the 111th International Women’s Day.
Ambassador stresses Vietnam’s policy of promoting women’s role World

Ambassador stresses Vietnam’s policy of promoting women’s role

Vietnam’s permanent delegation to the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in Paris has attended the virtual launch of the Paris Hub of the International Gender Champions (IGC), during which Ambassador Le Thi Hong Van stressed Vietnam’s consistent commitment to promoting women’s role and potential.
Canada supports women empowerment in Southeast Asia World

Canada supports women empowerment in Southeast Asia

Canada is providing 8.5 million CAD (6.6 million USD) over 5 years, beginning in 2020, to UN Women to empower women, prevent violence and promote social cohesion in Southeast Asia, Canadian Minister of International Development Karina Gould announced on December 7.
UN Women supports ethnic women in Lao Cai Society

UN Women supports ethnic women in Lao Cai

A total of 600 poor households of ethnic groups in four communes of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai which were severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic received financial assistance to buy food and improve their livelihoods on December 4.
ASEAN promotes women’s empowerment in digital age Videos

ASEAN promotes women’s empowerment in digital age

The ASEAN Leader’s Special Session on Women’s Empowerment in the Digital Age was held on June 26 in the framework of the 36th ASEAN Summit. The event was organised for the first time as an initiative of Vietnam to affirm ASEAN leaders’ commitment to promoting gender equality and enhancing the role of women in building the ASEAN Community.
Ideas gathered for national review on gender equality among ethnic women Society

Ideas gathered for national review on gender equality among ethnic women

The Government’s Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs and the UN Women in Vietnam held a conference in Hanoi on July 11 to give ideas to the draft national review report on the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, one of the world’s most comprehensive documents on gender equality and women empowerment.
Vietnam pays attention to institutionalising gender equality Society

Vietnam pays attention to institutionalising gender equality

Vietnam is paying more and more attention to institutionalising gender equality and women empowerment, said Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh at a plenary session of the second Eurasian Women’s Forum in Saint Petersburg of Russia on September 20.
APEC delegates highlight women empowerment World

APEC delegates highlight women empowerment

Many delegates to the 2017 APEC Women and the Economy Forum in Vietnam’s central Hue city emphasised the need to eradicate biases against women and to empower them in order to boost development.