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.
IBM releases inclusive study about gender equality

IBM releases inclusive study about gender equality

An IBM Institute for Business Value study reveals that despite heightened awareness, gender equity is still not a top priority for most global businesses.
Making a difference in gender equality

Making a difference in gender equality

Vietnam has achieved remarkable results in implementing gender equality. However, gender equality remains a major challenge for Vietnam.
Vietnam makes good progress in gender equality: UN Women representative

Vietnam makes good progress in gender equality: UN Women representative

The Vietnamese Government has made a great success in advancing gender equality, and the UN Women has accompanied the Government in the work, Elisa Fernandez Saenz, Country Representative of UN Women in Vietnam, has said.
Promoting equality with agriculture

Promoting equality with agriculture 1

Gender equality has been improving even in the most poor and remote areas, according to surveys carried out through Oxfam, with the voice of women growing stronger in the family.
Vietnam joins US-led Call to Action on Women’s Economic Empowerment

Vietnam joins US-led Call to Action on Women’s Economic Empowerment

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), has represented Vietnam to sign the new US-led Call to Action on Women’s Economic Empowerment, together with other 31 UN member states.
Vietnamese women rising to the top

Vietnamese women rising to the top

Along with the efforts of the government and organisations in promoting gender equality, Vietnamese women are trying their best to consolidate their role and position in society.
Startup skills help empower ethnic women: forum

Startup skills help empower ethnic women: forum

Providing ethnic women with startup skills is a positive way to expand women’s empowerment and embed gender equality, heard a forum held by the Institute for Studies of Society, Economy and Environment (iSEE) and Canadian non-profit organisation Artistri Sud in Hanoi on October 21.
Gender equality helps reduce sex imbalance at birth: official

Gender equality helps reduce sex imbalance at birth: official

Raising public awareness of gender equality as well as improving status of women and girls are considered as keys to reduce the unbalanced sex ratio at birth, said Deputy General Director of the General Office for Population - Family Planning Nguyen Thi Ngoc Lan on October 8.
Gender equality – The key to business sustainable development

Gender equality – The key to business sustainable development

A corporation needs not only a diverse business culture but also gender equality, which is considered the key for businesses’ sustainable development.
Gender equality: trisector challenge

Gender equality: trisector challenge

Heralded by the hashtag #balanceforbetter, International Women’s Day 2019 arrives on March 8 with the simple aim of creating a gender-balanced work world...
IT for men is yesterday’s story

IT for men is yesterday’s story

Women nowadays play an important role in business, education, healthcare – even IT, the sector which people used to think belongs only to men.
KPMG celebrates diversity ahead of International Women's Day

KPMG celebrates diversity ahead of International Women's Day

Financial services firm KPMG Vietnam believes that an inclusive environment is always good for business.
Global gender equality certificate improves competitiveness of businesses

Global gender equality certificate improves competitiveness of businesses

The competitiveness of businesses not only comes from maximising benefits and protecting the environment, but also from diversified gender roles and equality.
Vietnam Business Coalition for Women Empowerment launched

Vietnam Business Coalition for Women Empowerment launched

A coalition of large employers committed to ensuring gender equality in business and beyond by setting up Vietnam Business Coalition for Women Empowerment.
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