July 23, 2021 | 19:40
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
July 17, 2021 | 09:00
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.
July 16, 2021 | 13:57
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.
July 16, 2021 | 13:56
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.
June 18, 2021 | 08:00
Despite Vietnam’s progression towards equal female participation in the workforce, the division of domestic labour in the family remains broadly unchanged.
June 17, 2021 | 16:54
Making up nearly 50 per cent of the labour force and contributing about 30 per cent of Vietnam’s GDP each year, women are becoming an important driver of economic development. However, the startup stage is still heavily slanted towards men, with deep-rooted stereotypes and prejudices putting women in a disadvantage.
June 17, 2021 | 16:53
UN Women is making efforts to upgrade the position of Vietnamese women in the family and wider society. Elisa Fernandez Saenz, UN Women representative in Vietnam, talked with Hoang Oanh about solutions to support Vietnamese women in the startup process.
June 09, 2021 | 16:23
Athough almost three-quarters of the Vietnamese female working-age population has been consistently contributing to the labour force for over two decades, Vietnamese women still face numerous barriers to employment equality – particularly following COVID-19, as they have been shown to be more susceptible to unemployment than men.
May 20, 2021 | 18:13
Social commerce platform Mio has just announced closing an oversubscribed $1 million seed round co-led by Venturra Discovery and Golden Gate Ventures.
April 23, 2021 | 10:00
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.
April 21, 2021 | 10:00
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.
March 09, 2021 | 13:58
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.
March 09, 2021 | 10:20
With wisdom and courage, female sellers are bringing more authentic “Made in Vietnam” goods and services to worldwide customers.
March 08, 2021 | 17:00
An IBM Institute for Business Value study reveals that despite heightened awareness, gender equity is still not a top priority for most global businesses.
February 05, 2021 | 13:24
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.