More than 80 experts from governmental agencies, domestic and international organizations, and academia attended “The launching workshop on the review of the National Strategy on Gender Equality and the development of the new National Strategy on Gender Equality 2021-2030” in Hanoi on December 6.
It is necessary to carefully consider reducing laborers’ working hours from 48 to 44 hours per week to ensure the interests of enterprises, said Phan Thi Thanh Xuan, Vice President and Secretary General of the Vietnam Leather, Footwear and Handbag Association.
The Ministry of Public Security (MPS) and the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs on July 25 signed a coordination agreement in various fields.
Vietnam will focus on completing its social welfare legal and policy system while prioritising the reform of social insurance and life-long learning for women and girls, and creating jobs for elderly and migration women, thus fulfilling the gender equality targets, stated Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) Dao Ngoc Dung.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) in coordination with foreign organisations is carrying out a cooperation programme to prevent child drowning, a serious problem in Vietnam.
Since its operation in October 2013 to date, there have been nearly 10,000 calls to the Hotline 18001567, among which 232 calls were immediately referred to the Police for investigation andresulted in 92 rescued victims.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) aims to create more than 1.6 million new jobs for labourers, including 105,000 people sent to work abroad, said Minister Dao Ngoc Dung.
The kick off meeting of the Project for “Strengthening the Operation of Hotline for Counselling and Supporting Trafficked Survivors” (Project Phase II) was held in Hanoi on December 14. This is a Technical Cooperation Project between the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).
The Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the Ha Noi municipal People’s Committee has launched an action month for children, which starts on June 1 with theme of ‘Enforcing the Law on Children and Preventing Child Abuse’ in Ha Noi.
PSNews - 200 delegates including ministers responsible for labor and employment, and planners from 21 APEC member economies will attend the APEC High-level Policy Dialogue on Human Resource Development in the Digital Age in Hanoi from May 14-15.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Labour (MOLISA) has pledged to provide 300 tonnes of rice in aid to the central province of Quang Ngai which was hard hit by flooding during November 30-December 8.