Striving for gender equality

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VietNam News English 1 week(s) ago 1 related news

National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Tong Thi Phong hoped the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) would enhance its role in promoting gender equality as one of its post-2015 sustainable development goals.

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Campaign calls for joint efforts to end gender imbalance at birth

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VietnamPlus English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

A campaign was launched in Hanoi on September 28 to call for more efforts from the Government and relevant agencies to stop the gender imbalance at birth, one of the forms of discrimination.

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UN Human Rights Council passes LGBT resolution

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

UN Human Rights Council passes LGBT resolution

Vietnam was among 25 countries to support a landmark United Nations resolution upholding the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

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Pope greets soccer players ahead of Match for Peace

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Pope Francis tells Match for Peace players to 'say no to discrimination' when he addresses them ahead of their inter-religious soccer match.

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No recognition of sex reassignment surgery prolongs discrimination

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VietnamNet English 2 month(s) ago

No recognition of sex reassignment surgery prolongs discrimination

VietNamNet Bridge – Our legal system should protect the rights of people opting for gender reassignment surgery, legal expert Luong The Huy told the newspaper Kinh te & Do thi (Economy & Urban Affairs).

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Vietnam makes strides in applying int’l labour standards

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

Vietnam has made remarkable strides in the application of international labour standards, a means to ensure sustainable corporate growth and rights of workers, experts said at a Ho Chi Minh City workshop on August 14.

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Newswire suspended, fined for insulting Vietnamese women

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Newswire suspended, fined for insulting Vietnamese women

The Vietnamese Ministry of Information and Communications has imposed a 3-month suspension from publishing on a local newswire after it ran an article that vilified all women in the Mekong Delta.

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Ha Giang starts pilot model against HIV/AIDS discrimination

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VOV News English 3 month(s) ago

A pilot model to raise awareness of the fight against HIV/AIDS and discrimination in ethnic minority-inhabited areas was launched in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang on July 31.

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Ha Giang starts pilot model against HIV/AIDS discrimination

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

A pilot model to raise awareness of the fight against HIV/AIDS and discrimination in ethnic minority-inhabited areas was launched in the northern mountainous province of Ha Giang on July 31.

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Women face discrimination at work

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Female workers in Viet Nam still find themselves at a disadvantage when it comes to wage payment, working environment and training and promotion opportunities, even though the country is one of Southeast Asia's best in terms of fostering gender equality, according to an assessment by the United Nations Development Programme.

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No recognition of sex reassignment surgery prolongs discrimination

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VietNam News English 3 month(s) ago

Our legal system should protect the rights of people opting for gender reassignment surgery, legal expert Luong The Huy told the newspaper .

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Conference looks at gender-based wage gap

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VietnamPlus English 3 month(s) ago

Conference looks at gender-based wage gap

The wage gap between female and male workers attracted attention of participants at a conference held in Hanoi on July 29 by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) and the Spanish Agency for Development Cooperation (AECID).

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Vietnamese pretend to be foreign to avoid discrimination

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Báo Đầu Tư English 3 month(s) ago 1 related news

Vietnamese pretend to be foreign to avoid discrimination

Many Vietnamese people have complained about inferior treatment in Vietnamese shops and restaurants, causing some to pretend to be foreigners to get better service.

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Vietnamese pretend to be foreign to avoid discrimination

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Vietnamese pretend to be foreign to avoid discrimination

Many Vietnamese people have complained about inferior treatment in Vietnamese shops and restaurants, causing some to pretend to be foreigners to get better service.

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Children in Ben Tre discuss their rights with local officials

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VietnamPlus English 4 month(s) ago

Children in the southern province of Ben Tre discussed issues their rights and State policies for children with local officials at the second annual Children’s Forum on June 29.

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