Vietnam hosts Colombo Plan’s meeting on gender equality Society

Vietnam hosts Colombo Plan’s meeting on gender equality

The 46th Consultative Committee Meeting of the Colombo Plan (CCM46) kicked off in Hanoi on October 30. This is the first time Vietnam has hosted the Colombo Plan’s important session, which this year is being held to focus on gender equality.
Lao Cai asked to focus on infrastructure building Politics

Lao Cai asked to focus on infrastructure building

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has emphasised the need for the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai to focus on building infrastructure system, especially in transportation, in order to boost its socio-economic development.
Society

Gender imbalance poses socio-economic threats

About 4 million Vietnamese males under the age of 50, or 12 percent of the population, might have difficulty finding wives over the next 37 years if the country fails to take steps to curb the increasing gender imbalance.
Politics

PM urges women union to reduce poverty

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has urged the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) to focus on reducing poverty, improving the quality of human resources, promoting regulations on gender equality, and the control and prevention of domestic violence and women trafficking.