A workshop on decent work from gender equality perspective are taking place in Ho Chi Minh City on November 19-20 for reporters and officials working in the labour sector in the south.

The event, co-organised by the Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs in collaboration with the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID), is part of the Vietnam-Spain project on integration of gender equality in decent work legislation and policies in Vietnam.

At the workshop, participants were provided with basic knowledge on decent work and gender equality amidst global integration, and discussed decent work, policies and regulations towards the concept as well as media solution on the decent work and gender equality.

The AECID-funded project is being carried out in three years from 2013. It aims to promote building and implementing services, policies and laws on labour, social welfare, insurance and vocational training.-VNA