Social News 30/8

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Rapid land sinking south of HCMC

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Tougher inspection needed for better reproductive health care

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Tougher inspection needed for better reproductive health care

Regular inspections should be carried out across the country on the implementation of legal documents concerning reproductive health care for young people, who account for nearly 40% of the total population.

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Teenagers’ awareness of sexual, reproductive health worried

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The National Assembly's Committee for Culture, Education, Youth and Children Affairs (NACEYCA) August 27 said at a meeting on reproductive and sexual health of teenager regulations that young people’s awareness of gender, safe sex and birth control is very low.

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Tighter inspection needed to improve youth reproductive health care

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Tighter inspection needed to improve youth reproductive health care

Regular inspections should be carried out across the country on the implementation of legal documents concerning reproductive health care for young people, who account for nearly 40 percent of the total population.

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Opportunity for women’s participation in economic development

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Opportunity for women’s participation in economic development

(VOV) - The Australian Government hosted a forum for partners from across the region on “ASEAN Integration and Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Mekong” in Hanoi on August 27.

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Vietnam's skewed gender imbalance hits all-time high

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Vietnam's skewed gender imbalance hits all-time high

The prevalence of male births grew in the first half of this year, despite myriad efforts to reverse the trend, according to Duong Quoc Trong, director of Vietnam's Department for Population and Family Planning.

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Conference talks gender equality and life balance

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The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation jointly held a conference on August 19 in Hanoi, discussing the issue of gender equality in a balance between life and work.

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Gender imbalance increases at alarming rate

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Gender imbalance increases at alarming rate

VietNamNet Bridge – The sex ratio at birth in Vietnam in the first half of 2014 was 114 boys per 100 girls, said Duong Quoc Trong, the general director of the Population - Family Planning Administration.

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No recognition of sex reassignment surgery prolongs discrimination

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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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High-ranking Party delegation visits Austria

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High-ranking Party delegation visits Austria

(VOV) - A party delegation led by Ha Thi Khiet, Party Central Committee Secretary and head of the Party Commission for Mass Mobilisation, held a working session with a delegation of the Communist Party of Austria (KPO), in Vienna on August 14.

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Vietnam facing yawning sex imbalance at birth: demographic official

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Vietnam facing yawning sex imbalance at birth: demographic official

Vietnam is facing a growing gender imbalance, with the sex ratio at birth in the first six months of 2014 being 114 boys to 100 girls, the General Department of Population and Family Planning said on Thursday.

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Migrant women workers lack sexual health services

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There is a huge gap in sexual and reproductive health services for women workers, particularly migrants working in labour-intensive industries, experts have said.

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Canada to aid gender equality in Southeast Asia

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VietnamPlus English 2 week(s) ago

Canada’s International Development and La Francophonie Ministry has announced the country’s support for a project that aims to improve equality between women and men before the law in several Southeast Asian countries.

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Social News 12/8

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Social News 12/8

Workers successfully evacuated from Libya

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Vietnam seeks to boost gender equality in public sector

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Policymakers, experts and scientists from domestic and foreign institutes, organisations and universities joined in a seminar in Hanoi on August 11 to discuss how to promote gender equality in the public sector.

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