Ellen Pao faces $1m legal bill in sexism case

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Ellen Pao, the woman who took a Silicon Valley firm to court over sexism claims and lost, has been asked to pay legal costs of nearly $1m (£660,000).

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Film aims to raise awareness about discrimination against HIV carriers

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Film aims to raise awareness about discrimination against HIV carriers

A 30-minute film based on real people who have HIV and face discrimination was screened at the Adora Premium Wedding Reception and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on April 23, aiming to raise public awareness about discrimination against HIV carriers.

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Film aims to raise public awareness about discrimination against HIV/AIDS patients

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Film aims to raise public awareness about discrimination against HIV/AIDS patients

A 30-minute film based on real people who have HIV and face discrimination will be shown at the Adora Premium Wedding Reception and Convention Centre in HCM City on April 23.

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Film aims to raise public awareness about discrimination against HIV/AIDS patients

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Film aims to raise public awareness about discrimination against HIV/AIDS patients

A 30-minute film based on real people who have HIV and face discrimination will be shown at the Adora Premium Wedding Reception and Convention Centre in HCM City on April 23.

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Hopes rise for legalization of sex reassignment in Vietnam

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Hopes rise for legalization of sex reassignment in Vietnam

Huynh Chi Dung’s friend, a female whose biological sex was male, died recently in a botched attempt at a breast lift with silicone.

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Draft Law on belief and religion open for discussions

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VGP – The bill covers regulations on the right to belief and religion freedom; rights and obligations of religious followers, of foreigners who reside legally and conduct religious beliefs and practices in Viet Nam.

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ASEAN commits to eliminating sexual violence

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ASEAN commits to eliminating sexual violence

ASEAN is committed to joining efforts to ensure the elimination of sexual violence and enhance the role of women in peace processes and international and regional security, Ambassador Nguyen Phuong Nga, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations, has said.

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U.S. corporations pressure two states accused of curbing gay rights

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U.S. corporations pressure two states accused of curbing gay rights

Arkansas lawmakers passed a Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Tuesday that critics said would allow businesses to deny service to gays and lesbians, drawing a swift demand from Wal-Mart Stores Inc for the governor to veto the bill.

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Vietnamese trans people call for legal gender recognition

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Vietnamese trans people call for legal gender recognition

ICS, a Ho Chi Minh City-based network for LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) people on Sunday launches the “My Body – My Rights” campaign to promote rights for the transgender community in Vietnam.

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IPU committee adopts resolution on int’l law

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IPU committee adopts resolution on int’l law

The Standing Committee on Democracy and Human Rights of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) adopted the resolution on international law as it relates to national sovereignty, non-intervention in the internal affairs of States and human rights during its meeting Hanoi on March 30 as part of the IPU’s 132nd Assembly.

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Thousands march in Indiana to protest law seen targeting gays

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Thousands march in Indiana to protest law seen targeting gays

Thousands of people marched in Indiana's largest city on Saturday to protest a state law that supporters contend promotes religious freedom but detractors see as a covert move to support discrimination against gay people.

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Emma Watson, Cinderella and the future of feminism in Vietnam

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Emma Watson, Cinderella and the future of feminism in Vietnam

Like many other young women Nguyen Phuong Linh grew up watching Disney fairy tales. Now at the age of 22, almost ready to finish her senior year at one of Ho Chi Minh City's top colleges, Linh says she has yet to outgrow her childhood love for princesses and their happy-ever-after stories.

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Experts discuss response to religious clashes

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Experts discuss response to religious clashes

Religious conflicts and the skills required to solve them were discussed in depth by state officials, religious dignitaries and researchers during a workshop held in Ho Chi Minh City on March 26.

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Racism, nude photos, vandalism and a death rock U.S. college fraternities

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Racism, nude photos, vandalism and a death rock U.S. college fraternities

Cases of racism, hazing, nude photos, vandalism and a death have rocked U.S. college fraternities this week, with one of the country's biggest groups pledging on Wednesday to root out discrimination and five frats shuttered over bad behavior.

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Workshop to address gender pay equality

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A workshop on workplace gender discrimination was held in Vung Tau City, southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province on Saturday, as speakers sought to provide insights into global standards on wage and income to promote gender equality and sustainable employment.

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