Nestlé Vietnam and Vietnam Women's Union toast first year of programme to empower women

Nestlé Vietnam and Vietnam Women's Union toast first year of programme to empower women

Vietnam Women's Union and Nestlé Vietnam evaluated the first year of the "Women's Empowerment Journey: “Complete Life – Own the Future” programme.
Young journalists make efforts for gender equality

Young journalists make efforts for gender equality

With the role of shaping public opinion and creating social progress, young journalists and communications officers need to be the pioneers of gender equality.
Boosting national and regional capacity for women’s empowerment

Boosting national and regional capacity for women’s empowerment

The pandemic has put at risk and reversed the hard-won progress on gender equality and women’s rights and empowerment in Vietnam and around the world. COVID-19 has been particularly detrimental for women as it exposed gender gaps in the economy and social structures.
Vietnam demonstrating important achievements in gender equality

Vietnam demonstrating important achievements in gender equality

Vietnam’s achievements in gender equality, especially an increase in women in key leadership positions, can be a solid foundation to sustain and advance further in materialising the national equality objectives for the rest of the decade.
Unilever Vietnam leads the way in gender equality and women's empowerment

Unilever Vietnam leads the way in gender equality and women's empowerment

Trinh Mai Phuong, Unilever Vietnam’s vice president of human resources, talked about the journey to empower women and promote gender equality at Unilever.
Unilever Vietnam’s efforts and achievements in driving gender equality

Unilever Vietnam’s efforts and achievements in driving gender equality

Unilever Vietnam has won the 2021 WEPs Awards for Gender-responsive Marketplace, underpinning its commitment to empowering one million Vietnamese women by 2025.
Promoted participation of young journalists and communication officers in “Gender and Gender Equality”

Promoted participation of young journalists and communication officers in “Gender and Gender Equality”

Two training courses on gender and gender equality were completed by the VSF over the weekend for nearly 30 participants from various press agencies.
Denise Sandquist, one of the youngest female CEOs of a technology startup in Vietnam

Denise Sandquist, one of the youngest female CEOs of a technology startup in Vietnam

Fika co-founder and CEO Denise Sandquist shared with VIR the company's core values and ambitions in Vietnam.
The women changing the face of energy in Vietnam

The women changing the face of energy in Vietnam

Many women are leading and motivating the country’s business community in its development, embodying Vietnam’s power and serving as role models for today’s youngsters.
Unlocking untapped markets for female go-getters

Unlocking untapped markets for female go-getters

Gender lens investing is gaining interest in Vietnam as more financiers and financial institutions adopt the strategy. Sarah Galeski, legal vice-chair of EuroCham’s Women in Business Sector Committee, and co-chair Roos IJsendijk talked with VIR’s Thanh Van about the shift in investment strategy to empower women.
Gender gap progress at risk via pandemic

Gender gap progress at risk via pandemic

The pressures from work and lowered income, combined with the burden of taking care of children and housework, lie especially heavy on Vietnamese women during the current social distancing period, rendering many of them collateral victims of the pandemic.
Creating an enabling environment for women at work

Creating an enabling environment for women at work

Women continue to play an increasingly important role in workplaces and business organisations.
Eliminating sexual harassment

Eliminating sexual harassment

Sexual harassment is present in workplaces all around the world and is often normalised. It is a significant obstacle to women’s equality in the workplace and their advancement to leadership positions
Efforts ramped up to improve gender equality and women’s roles in Vietnam

Efforts ramped up to improve gender equality and women’s roles in Vietnam

Vietnam has come a long way in gender equality, with changes in the legal framework now protecting women better than ever before. However, much works need to be done before total equality can be achieved.
Women fight to make use of targeted pandemic support

Women fight to make use of targeted pandemic support

The global health crisis has created significant challenges for almost all businesses, but ensuring the rights of employees, especially female workers, in this difficult period seems to have become the responsibility of not only enterprises but also state agencies and international organisations.
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