Poor reproductive health education blamed for high abortion rate

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Poor education both in official channels and in family is a major cause of the rising teenage abortions, which now account for more than 20 percent of the total number of abortions in Vietnam, according to the General Office for Population and Family Planning.

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World of Warcraft's hyper-sexualized orcs may finally get more clothing

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World of Warcraft's hyper-sexualized orcs may finally get more clothing

In a way, World of Warcraft is a diverse place, with humans, orcs, elves and gnomes fraternizing on the digital battlefield. But the creatures in the video game’s fantasy world seem to all have one thing in common: absurdly proportioned females in tight-fitting clothing.

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Workshop seeks to boost female workers’ rights

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Female workers and the role of trade unions in protecting their legitimate rights and interests were the focus of discussion at a workshop in Hanoi on July 24.

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In Thailand, baby gender selection loophole draws China, HK women to IVF clinics

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In Thailand, baby gender selection loophole draws China, HK women to IVF clinics

At 26, with a baby daughter, a Hong Kong mother and her husband wanted a second child. To make sure it would be a boy, they paid $9,000 and flew to Thailand, the last place in Asia where gender selection treatment is available and breaks no law.

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Roadmap needed to fix gender inequality in leadership roles

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Roadmap needed to fix gender inequality in leadership roles

VietNamNet Bridge – A proposed increase in the number of senior female leaders by the Ministry of Home Affairs aims to correct gender inequality, deputy director Ngo Thanh Can told Khoa hoc & Doi song (Science and Life).

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Norway Foreign Minister to visit Vietnam

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Norway Foreign Minister to visit Vietnam

(VOV) - Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Borge Brende will pay an official visit to Vietnam from July 15-17 at the invitation of Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh.

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Consulate General of Canada presents book on LGBT community

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Consulate General of Canada presents book on LGBT community

A book featuring mini-stories about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons will be debuted on Friday in Ho Chi Minh City.

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Ha Noi observes World Population Day

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Ha Noi observes World Population Day

VGP - More drastic, efficient measures should be done to better balance Ha Noi’s sex ratio at birth and ensure gender equality, said a Health Ministry official.

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U.N. Women names actress Emma Watson goodwill ambassador

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U.N. Women names actress Emma Watson goodwill ambassador

The United Nations' gender equality body UN Women on Tuesday appointed British actress Emma Watson, best known for her role as Hermione in the "Harry Potter" film series, as a goodwill ambassador to advocate for the empowerment of young women.

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Hanoi observes World Population Day

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Hanoi observes World Population Day

More drastic, efficient measures should be done to better balance Hanoi’s sex ratio at birth and ensure gender equality, said a Health Ministry official.

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NA Vice Chairwoman busy in Argentina

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NA Vice Chairwoman busy in Argentina

Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has made a working visit to Argentina as part of a project to enhance the leadership capacity of women for international integration jointly implemented by the Foreign Ministry and the United Nations Development Programme.

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Vietnam’s most modern surveillance ship handed over

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Vietnam’s most modern surveillance ship handed over

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Gender imbalance continues to climb as parents yearn for boys

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Gender imbalance continues to climb as parents yearn for boys

The gender imbalance among infants is still high in the capital, according to the city's Population and Family Planning Unit. There are now 120 baby boys for every 100 girls, 1.5 times last year's ratio.

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Guard dies after falling down elevator shaft

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VN active at UN human rights meeting

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VN active at UN human rights meeting

VGP – Viet Nam made substantive contributions to the newly-concluded 26th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, Switzerland, affirming the country’s resolve to promote human rights.

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