Vietnam attends UN Human Right Council meeting

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Vietnam attends UN Human Right Council meeting

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Nguyen Quoc Cuong led a Vietnamese delegation to participate in the high-level segment of the UN Human Right Council’s 28th session, which opened in Geneva, Switzerland on March 2.

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Families must end LGBTI violence and improve rights in Asia: TRFN

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Families must end LGBTI violence and improve rights in Asia: TRFN

Some of those most guilty of violence and discrimination against gays, lesbians and transgender people in Asia are their families, which must instead play a key role in improving LGBTI rights, activists from the region said.

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LGBT community still afraid to come out to their families

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LGBT community still afraid to come out to their families

While there is increasing acceptance of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community following many campaigns demanding equal rights, only half of LGBT people in the country come out to their families, a new survey has found.

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LGBT community still afraid to come out to their families

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LGBT community still afraid to come out to their families

While there is increasing acceptance of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community following many campaigns demanding equal rights, only half of LGBT people in the country come out to their families, a new survey has found.

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Vietnam sees positive change towards gay people: survey

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Vietnam sees positive change towards gay people: survey

Vietnam's community of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) people has seen positive change in the society over the past five years, according to advocacy group ICS.

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Can Tho reports big progress in HIV prevention

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VietnamPlus English 1 month(s) ago

The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho has met many of its goals set for combating HIV/AIDS, particularly in reducing the numbers of new infections, AIDs patients and deaths.

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Vietnam ready for ASEAN People Forum 2015

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More than 30 delegates from Vietnam’s civil society organisations gathered at a conference, the second of its kind, in Hanoi on January 9 to get prepared for the ASEAN Civil Society Conference/ASEAN People Forum 2015, slated for April 22-25 in Malaysia.

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VN reforms education system

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Reforming education and textbooks is one of the Ministry of Education and Training's top priorities for 2015, Education Minister Pham Vu Luan told the newspaper Tuoi Tre (Youth).

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City programme helps prostitutes

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VietNam News English 1 month(s) ago

A new programme kicked off yesterday in HCM City aims to provide prostitutes better access to social services, reduce social stigma and discrimination associated with their jobs, and help former prostitutes return to normal lives.

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Phung's last journey to hit Hanoi screens

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Phung's last journey to hit Hanoi screens

Chuyen Di Cuoi Cung Cua Chi Phung (The Last Journey of Madam Phung), a documentary exposing the hard life of transgender entertainers in a travelling troupe in southern Viet Nam, will soon debut in Ha Noi.

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Phung's last journey to hit Ha Noi screens

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Phung's last journey to hit Ha Noi screens

Chuyen Di Cuoi Cung Cua Chi Phung (The Last Journey of Madam Phung), a documentary exposing the hard life of transgender entertainers in a travelling troupe in southern Viet Nam, will soon debut in Ha Noi.

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Youth urge access to sex education

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VietNam News English 2 month(s) ago

A workshop on the sexual and reproductive health rights of young people as stipulated in the draft revised Law on Young People took place in Ha Noi on Sunday, focusing on the rights of disadvantaged groups.

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Workshop on youth’s sexual-reproductive health rights

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VietnamPlus English 2 month(s) ago

A workshop on sexual and reproductive health rights of young people as stipulated in the draft revised Law on Young People took place on December 21 in Hanoi, focusing on that of disadvantaged groups.

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Chinese villagers seek to banish HIV-infected boy - state media

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Chinese villagers seek to banish HIV-infected boy - state media

SHANGHAI - Authorities in a Chinese village have launched a "thought education" campaign after more than 200 villagers signed a petition to banish an eight-year-old boy infected with the HIV virus, state media said on Wednesday.

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UN backs VN in gender-based violence prevention

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The United Nations (UN) will support Viet Nam in dealing with all forms of gender-based violence against women and girls, including physical, emotional, sexual abuse and human trafficking, UN Population Fund (UNFPA) representative Arthur Erken said at a workshop yesterday in Ha Noi.

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