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.
PSNews – A delegation of the Committee for Woman’s Advancement, Family and Children Work under the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) led by Major General Nguyen Duc Minh, Deputy Director of the Department for Party and Political Work on August 26 worked with the Information and Communications Department under the MPS on its gender equality, family and children work.
The fourth international scientific seminar, themed “Gender and civil rights of Asian women”, opened in Hanoi on December 1, with domestic and foreign agencies taking part.
The Committee for the Advancement of Women, Family and Children Affairs under the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) on February 26 held a conference to review its task performance in 2019 and roll out the key missions in 2020.
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.
Participants at a meeting in Hanoi on October 21 discussed gender-related issues and the media’s awareness in this regard, highlighting the role of the press in addressing gender inequality.
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.
Vietnam was among the first countries to ratify the UN’s CEDAW convention on women’s rights in 1982, and Vietnamese women’s labour force participation of over 73% is one of the highest in the region.
The United Nations has assessed that Vietnam is one of the countries with impressive gender equality achievements.
The Prime Minister has recently ratified a project to support gender equality in largely ethnic minority areas from 2018-2025.
President Tran Dai Quang has said that Vietnam and Australia have huge potential for cooperation, and called on the Australian side to continue its assistance to Vietnam in poverty reduction and gender equality.
The Australian government on November 22 launched a Gender Equality Strategy for Vietnam for the first time, outlining its plans to promote women’s empowerment in Vietnam.
The Government of Australia launched its first ever Gender Equality Strategy for Vietnam in Hanoi on November 21st.
PSNews-The Quang Nam Provincial People’s Committee organized a ceremony to launch the Action Month for Gender Equality and Prevention of gender-based Violence and a talk between provincial leaders and female officers in the province on November 15.
Hanoi-Experts yesterday met and discussed how to promote gender equality, provide economic opportunities and empower women at a forum in Hanoi.
Several hundreds of Hanoi’s young people took part in “Dance for love”, which was held around Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi on October 16, to honour love, freedom and gender equality on the occasion of the upcoming Vietnamese Women’s Day.