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Wednesday, June 27, 2012
International Workshop on Women Parliamentary Groups and National Strategies on Gender Equality
The workshop is jointly organised by the Committee on Social Affairs of the National Assembly of Viet Nam and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The event will be chaired by H.E. Vice-chair of the Viet Nam National Assembly and will...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Woman Leaders On The Up In Vietnam
The amount of women holding top leadership posts in politics and business have begun to mushroom thanks to a government strategy designed to make females more inclusive in the country's decision-making processes. For more information, please visit...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Viet Nam: Viet Nam and Chile Women Leaders Meet
Vice President Nguyen Thi Doan said she hoped her counterpart would help improve the role of women in Chile as well as boost exchanges between women of the two countries, especially as Allende is the only female representative in Chilean Socialist...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Viet Nam: Project to Promote Women’s Political Participation Approved
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has allowed the Vietnam Lawyers’ Association to receive a project to promote women’s political participation in Vietnam. The one-year project, funded by the US Department of State’s Bureau of Asia and Pacific Affairs (...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Vietnam: UN-Vietnam Joint Programme on Strengthening Gender Equality Signed
A joint programme between the Vietnamese Government and the United Nations on gender equality was signed today. With a total budget of over US$4.6 million, of which more than US$4.5 million comes from the Spanish Government, the programme aims to...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Viet Nam: Viet Nam Spotlighted for Implementing Gender Equality
Members of the National Assembly (NA) Committee for Social Affairs focused their discussions on how to enhance gender equality at the NA plenary session from April 23-25. Targets for gender equality are to eliminate discriminatory treatment because...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Viet Nam: Law Leads Two Women Leaders to Different Worlds
As a member of the Presidium of the Vietnam Women’s Union and chief of its legal committee from January 2006 to December 2007, Khanh was endorsed by the Union and reelected to the legislature in 2008. She is now the permanent member of the...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Viet Nam: Ensuring equal rights for women
The Government of Vietnam is resolved to complete laws and policies on gender equality and implement programmes and projects on promoting gender equality and women's progress, said a senior official.  Addressing a forum on gender equality held in...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
UNDP: Call for Proposal - International Gender Consultant Parliamentary Development UNDP Viet Nam
UNDP Viet Nam country office is looking for an International Gender Expert with the deadline submission for application on Wednesday, 13 April 2011 at 5 PM. In close collaboration with relevant National Assembly (NA) and Provincial People's...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Viet Nam: Raising the number of female National Assembly Deputies
Many arguments by female National Assembly (NA) deputies have helped to resolve burning issues in recent times. The Party and State are aware of the need to increase the number of female NA deputies. They aim to raise the proportion of women...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Viet Nam: Workshop Eyes Ways to Advance Women
Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Thien Nhan yesterday asked local authorities to better women's participation in politics while reviewing a 10-year programme on gender equality and women's advancement. At a conference on the topic held in the...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Viet Nam: Proportion of women engaging in the politics is increasing
The proportion of women engaging in the politics is increasing, showing the effectiveness of the State and Party’s policies that designed to enhance women’s role in society. According to the Female Parliament Members Group under the Vietnam...
Friday, October 28, 2011
Asia Pacific Feminist Forum
The Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) will hold the first ever Asia Pacific Feminist Forum (APFF) on 12-14 December 2011 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. This event will bring together 100-150 activists- women lawyers, academics,...
Friday, October 28, 2011
Call for Applications: Asia Pacific Feminist Forum
The Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development (APWLD) will hold the first ever Asia Pacific Feminist Forum (APFF) on 12-14 December 2011 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The APFF will bring together women activists, lawyers, academics, advocates and...
Friday, March 25, 2011
Gender Equality Laws: Global Good Practice and A Review of Five Southeast Asian Countries
The publication of Gender Equality Laws: Global Good Practice and A Review of Five Southeast Asian Countries, in part a response to the call from States parties for a resource establishing good practice guiding principles, is therefore a timely and...
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Viet Nam - Parliamentary Election
Viet Nam Parliamentary Election. For further information, please read more in: http://www.electionguide.org/region.php?ID=5
Thursday, April 09, 2009
Viet Nam: Law on Domestic Violence Prevention and Control
This Law regulates the prevention and control of domestic violence, protecting and assisting the victims of domestic violence. This Law was passed by the XII National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam at its 2nd plenary session on...
Thursday, April 09, 2009
Viet Nam: Law on Gender Equality
The Law on Gender Equality seeks to ensure gender equality in all fields of political, economic and social life in Viet Nam. The law was adopted at the 10th session of XI Legislature of the National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam on...

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