Vietnamese Youth Talk About Gender Equality

Vietnamese Youth Talk About Gender Equality

Vietnam has made various achievements in advancing gender equality and empowering women.
KOICA Continues to Support Women's Safe House Model in Vietnam

KOICA Continues to Support Women's Safe House Model in Vietnam

KOICA and UNFPA continued their commitment to zero gender-based violence and harmful practices to women and girls in Vietnam.
US$ 6.9 Million Project Further Helps Vietnam Promote Women's Rights

US$ 6.9 Million Project Further Helps Vietnam Promote Women's Rights

With the support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Vietnam Farmers’ Union strikes to mobilize community participation to change their attitudes and take concrete actions to prevent gender-based violence and other harmful practices.
"Journey to a Safer City" Workshop Addresses Gender-Based Violence

"Journey to a Safer City" Workshop Addresses Gender-Based Violence

Women and girls will benefit from this meeting between social organizations, held in Hanoi.
UN and Vietnam Universities Work on Safety for Women

UN and Vietnam Universities Work on Safety for Women

The United Nations (UN) Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has joined hands with Vietnamese universities to eliminate gender-based violence on university campuses.
Shelter for Gender-Based Violence Victims Opened

Shelter for Gender-Based Violence Victims Opened

Another One Stop Service Centre has opened for survivors of gender-based violence in the central province of Thanh Hoa
UNFPA, MoLISA Set Up Action Partnership Network to Prevent Gender-Based Violence

UNFPA, MoLISA Set Up Action Partnership Network to Prevent Gender-Based Violence

Action partnership network for gender-based violence prevention debuted.
Responding to Gender-Based Violence - Urgent Action to Protect Human Rights

Responding to Gender-Based Violence - Urgent Action to Protect Human Rights

62.9% of Vietnamese women experienced at least one or more types of violence in their lifetime by their husbands. If we consider the tangible losses (direct costs and lost jobs) and the intangible ones (loss of labor productivity), it is costing Vietnam’s national economy the equivalent of 1.8% of GDP, equivalent to VND 100,000 billion.
Reducing Women's Housework Time, A Remarkable Goal in National Strategy on Gender Equality

Reducing Women's Housework Time, A Remarkable Goal in National Strategy on Gender Equality

Aiming to reduce women's average hours of unpaid housework and care work to 1.7 times in 2025 and 1.4 times in 2030 compared to men. This is one of the notable goals in the National Strategy on Gender Equality for the 2021 - 2030 period, issued together with Resolution No. 28/NQ-CP.
Vietnam's Big Achievements in Gender Equality & Gender-based Violence Prevention

Vietnam's Big Achievements in Gender Equality & Gender-based Violence Prevention

During these harsh economic times, more attention should be made to Vietnam's more vulnerable groups.
Vietnam's Legal Sector Attends Meeting on Gender Sensitivity

Vietnam's Legal Sector Attends Meeting on Gender Sensitivity

Understanding gender sensitivity is paramount when discussing cases of violence against women and girls. The topic was highlighted at the 7th White Ribbon Breakfast, held in Hanoi.
UN Women Support Victims of Gender-based Violence and Human Trafficking in Vietnam

UN Women Support Victims of Gender-based Violence and Human Trafficking in Vietnam

UN Women provides equipment to improve the quality of services to support women and children, who are victims of gender-based violence during the 4th wave of Covid-19 in Vietnam.
Vietnam Launches Its First Gender Equality Communication Program

Vietnam Launches Its First Gender Equality Communication Program

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam recently signed Decision No. 1790/QD-TTg approving the Communication Program on Gender Equality until 2030. This is the first time that Vietnam has a separate Communication Program on Gender Equality with a vision to 2030.
World Population Report 2021: Vietnam's indicator value lower than Cambodia and Myanmar

World Population Report 2021: Vietnam's indicator value lower than Cambodia and Myanmar

Vietnam has the indicator value of 54% out of 100% achievement which is lower than Cambodia and Myanmar, according to UNFPA's 2021 flagship report, State of World Population, which was launched on Aprill 22 in Hanoi by UNFPA Vietnam, in collaboration with the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ho Chi Minh Central Youth Union.
Engaging men and boys in promotion of Gender Equality and Elimination of Gender-based Violence

Engaging men and boys in promotion of Gender Equality and Elimination of Gender-based Violence

On March 2, the national forum on "Engaging men and boys in promotion of Gender Equality and Elimination of Gender-based Violence" happened for the first time in Hanoi with 200 delegates participated both online and offline.
UN Women helps Da Nang organise training course on gender-based violence

UN Women helps Da Nang organise training course on gender-based violence

With the support of the UN Women, the Women’s Union central Da Nang city has organised a training course for officials of centres supporting women and children who are victims of gender-based violence.
Video:UN representatives thanks Vietnam for halting gender-based violence

Video:UN representatives thanks Vietnam for halting gender-based violence

12 representatives of UN agencies working in Vietnam have produced a video clip thanking local frontline staff for protecting women and children from gender-based violence.
Orange Da Nang city - Lighten up and Take actions

Orange Da Nang city - Lighten up and Take actions

The color orange, representing a bright world without violence against women, is being used to lighten up two icons of Da Nang city, the Dragon bridge and the Han river bridge.
Engaging men as frontliners in violence against women and children prevention and response amid COVID-19

Engaging men as frontliners in violence against women and children prevention and response amid COVID-19

On the morning of November 24, "White Ribbon Breakfast - The role of men as frontliners in violence against women and children prevention and response under the context of COVID-19 pandemic" was held by the Department of Labor - Trade Social Affairs and the People's Committee of District 1, the Department of Tourism of Ho Chi Minh City with support from UN Women and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
3,700 dignity kits presented to women at risk of violence amid COVID-19

3,700 dignity kits presented to women at risk of violence amid COVID-19

The Dignity Kits will be distributed to women at high risk of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in humanitarian context, particularly in COVID-19 pandemic, through national and sub-national levels.
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