The real value of equality

The real value of equality

Ethnic women in Dao, Tay, and Xa Pho villages are challenging stereotypes by taking their economic empowerment into their own hands. With crucial help through education and local women’s unions, the women are turning their families’ lives around for the better and are improving views on women in their communities.
Challenges women face and advantages they bring to the Vietnamese workplace

Challenges women face and advantages they bring to the Vietnamese workplace 2

Despite social progress reported across the board in Vietnam, career starter women are still embarking on corporate careers with an intimidating glass ceiling looming above. Mylan Holland, research assistant from EquestAsia, reports.
Heroines for a post-COVID era

Heroines for a post-COVID era

Making up to 50.2 per cent of the population and 47.3 per cent of the workforce in Vietnam, women are gradually asserting their role in all areas of life.
The rise of female business leaders in Vietnam

The rise of female business leaders in Vietnam

With wisdom and courage, female sellers are bringing more authentic “Made in Vietnam” goods and services to worldwide customers.
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.
350 female workers receive support to bounce back higher from COVID-19

350 female workers receive support to bounce back higher from COVID-19

More than 350 female domestic workers received cash and training assistance with a total value of NZD$50,000 ($35,740) to overcome COVID-19 impacts.
From protecting to empowering female workers across the nation

From protecting to empowering female workers across the nation

Women have been playing an important role in the Vietnamese economy with labour force participation rates of over 70 per cent for women, against the global average of 48 per cent. Along with the growth and the impressive contributions of the female workforce, some provisions in the labour law have been gradually revised, with businesses also starting to pay more attention to equality and empowerment of women to ensure that they will have the best environment to maximise their strengths.
Mastercard rolls out inclusive report on women entrepreneurs in COVID-19 times

Mastercard rolls out inclusive report on women entrepreneurs in COVID-19 times

In its fourth year, Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs 2020 report highlights the vast socioeconomic contributions of women entrepreneurs across the world.
#HerHero campaign calls for women to prioritise family and health despite COVID-19

#HerHero campaign calls for women to prioritise family and health despite COVID-19

The #HerHero Virtual Forum on Health, Empowerment and Progress rallied support for women to help them make informed choices.
A Vietnamese woman of impact

A Vietnamese woman of impact

BRG Group chairwoman Nguyen Thi Nga has been named the first Vietnamese person to receive the Woman of Impact award at the 2020 Women Entrepreneurship Summit.
UNESCAP and MPI launch women’s entrepreneurship programme

UNESCAP and MPI launch women’s entrepreneurship programme

The UNESCAP and the MPI staged a workshop to launch a joint programme on women entrepreneurship.
VBSP promotes women’s empowerment and gender equality

VBSP promotes women’s empowerment and gender equality

VBSP promotes sustainable poverty alleviation, water and environmental sanitation, women's empowerment, gender equality, disability inclusion, and social security.
Thousands of videos on TikTok to raise awareness of protecting women

Thousands of videos on TikTok to raise awareness of protecting women

The campaign titled “Love beautiful – Safety for Women” by TikTok and CSAGA has gone viral with over 3,800 videos to protect women and girls from violence.
VBSP launches Mobile Banking 2 project towards financial inclusion

VBSP launches Mobile Banking 2 project towards financial inclusion

VBSP has just launched its Mobile Banking 2 project striving for financial inclusion and economic empowerment for low-income people and women in Vietnam.
What’s behind a successful women leader?

What’s behind a successful women leader?

Women nowadays play an important role in many areas, especially when they are leaders of big groups, and their stories are an inspiration to every other woman.
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