Women levelling the playing field in tech

Women levelling the playing field in tech

In a traditionally tough field that is often dominated by men, women are building unique advantages in technology, with job opportunities opening up.
Gender equality deemed essential towards building sustainable society

Gender equality deemed essential towards building sustainable society

VIR's Hong Dung spoke with Michele Wee, CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Vietnam, about gender equality and SCBVL's achievements in its agenda.
Congress marks top female developments

Congress marks top female developments

Nearly 1,000 delegates representing Vietnamese women from different social classes, ethnic groups, religions, and sectors across the country gathered in Hanoi to attend the 13th National Women’s Congress for the 2022-2027 tenure.
Ideas shared to boost gender equality goals

Ideas shared to boost gender equality goals

Improving awareness about the importance of gender equality in collaboration with a commitment to action will be a practical solution to promote women’s empowerment in business, as agreed at an online talk show last week held by Vietnam Investment Review.
Women’s empowerment key to gender equality

Women’s empowerment key to gender equality

According to the World Bank’s Report on Women, Business, and Law in 2022, Vietnam ranked 58 out of 190 countries in providing economic opportunities to women, surpassing both Singapore and the Philippines.
Prime Minister hails women's great contribution to national development, international integration

Prime Minister hails women's great contribution to national development, international integration

Vietnamese women have demonstrated their capabilities and virtues in any situations and lines of work, greatly contributing to the national construction and development and international integration, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has affirmed.
Methods for banking boards to empower women’s businesses in Vietnam

Methods for banking boards to empower women’s businesses in Vietnam

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) owned by women in Vietnam face significant barriers to finance. Despite the similar business performance, women-owned SMEs are 10 percentage points less likely than those run by men to have a bank loan. When they do get loans, they are smaller amounts and have shorter tenors. On average, SMEs owned by men can expect loans with maturities that are 19 per cent longer.
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.
Banks lift women-led groups with financing options

Banks lift women-led groups with financing options

Both local and foreign banks are joining forces to promote an inclusive growth and generate more job opportunities by boosting their funding packages to women-led enterprises, hence increasing critical roles of female entrepreneurs in corporate value chains.
Returning work-life balance to augment women contributions

Returning work-life balance to augment women contributions

Despite Vietnam’s progression towards equal female participation in the workforce, the division of domestic labour in the family remains broadly unchanged.
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.
Lighting up authentic Vietnamese hospitality

Lighting up authentic Vietnamese hospitality

Le Thi Hoang Yen, CEO of Muong Thanh Hospitality Group, shared her ambitions with Nhat Ha to promote Vietnamese women and Muong Thanh’s employees in a new height of modern confidence and strong growth while maintaining Vietnamese traditional culture and identities.
Empowering Women

Empowering Women

Among the top markets for female entrepreneurs with the most effective business networks in ASEAN, Vietnamese women increasingly demonstrate their strength through their important contributions to the economy, in addition to their undeniable and irreplaceable roles in family and society.
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