Condoms in Viet Nam fail to meet safety standards

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VietNam News English 2 week(s) ago 1 duplicate news

Condoms in Viet Nam fail to meet safety standards

More than a quarter of the 170 million condoms sold each year in Viet Nam are of substandard quality, according to a study conducted by British company Crown Agents.

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Standard stamp required for imported condoms

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago

Standard stamp required for imported condoms

(VOV) -A senior population official has suggested stamping all condoms imported into Vietnam to ensure they are safe with users.

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Guidelines enhance key legislation

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

The first oversight guidelines for the Law on Senior Citizens and the Law on Domestic Violence Prevention and Control, introduced yesterday, will help prevent abuse and better protect victims, officials say.

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Vietnam to have 91.3 million people in 2015

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Vietnam to have 91.3 million people in 2015

(VOV) -The General Department of Population and Family Planning (GDPFP) forecasts Vietnam’s population will number 91.3 million in 2015, below the targeted maximum 93 million.

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Task force to tackle domestic violence

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VietNam News English 4 month(s) ago

A national task force to control and prevent domestic violence was launched in the capital city yesterday.

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Domestic violence prevention network launched

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Domestic violence prevention network launched

An activity to prevent violence against women in Hai Duong province.

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Demonstration in HCMC against violence on women, girls

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Demonstration in HCMC against violence on women, girls

More than 500 members of the Women's Union of Ho Chi Minh City and the Farmers Association on December 7 participated in a demonstration at Dam Sen Park in District 11 as part of a nationwide campaign against domestic violence against women and young girls.

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Parade demonstrates effort to end violence against women

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago 1 related news

A meeting in response to the International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women (November 25) was organised in the northern province of Hai Duong on November 26.

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Eliminating violence against women

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Eliminating violence against women

(VOV) -Vietnamese men are encouraged to say no to domestic violence against women and girls.

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Birth every two minutes strains typhoon Haiyan aid work

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Birth every two minutes strains typhoon Haiyan aid work

A woman and her newborn baby lay on the floor in Tacloban Hospital on November 15, 2013 in Leyte, Philippines. Photographer: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

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Teen pregnancy rate remains high due to lack of contraception

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Teen pregnancy rate remains high due to lack of contraception

VietNamNet Bridge – More than a third of young Vietnamese still lack access to the contraception they need, as a result, the rates of unwanted pregnancies and unsafe abortions are still high amongst young girls.

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UNFPA slogan on safe sex misunderstood

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

UNFPA slogan on safe sex misunderstood

VietNamNet Bridge – Not being fully printed, the UNFPA slogan in Vietnamese (Girls don’t get themselves pregnant. Boys and men must become part of the solution) was misunderstood by many people.

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One third of Vietnamese youths do not use contraceptive measures

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 5 month(s) ago

One third of Vietnamese youths do not use contraceptive measures

Unexpected pregnancy remains a big problem as 34.6 percent of young Vietnamese people aged 20-24 do not use contraceptive measures, according to statistics announced on Monday.

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Vietnam faces rapid population aging

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VietnamNet English 5 month(s) ago

Vietnam faces rapid population aging

Experts have warned that the transitional period from an aging population to an aged population in Vietnam will be about 18-20 years, much shorter than in other countries such as France (115 years), Sweden (85 years), the US (70 years) and Japan (26 years).

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UNFPA announces 2013 report on world population

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VietnamPlus English 5 month(s) ago 2 duplicate news 1 related news

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee jointly held a ceremony on November 4 in Hanoi to announce the 2013 report on the state of world population.

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