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.
January 08, 2021 | 08:00
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.
December 01, 2020 | 18:38
In its fourth year, Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs 2020 report highlights the vast socioeconomic contributions of women entrepreneurs across the world.
September 26, 2020 | 09:51
The #HerHero Virtual Forum on Health, Empowerment and Progress rallied support for women to help them make informed choices.
March 05, 2020 | 14:00
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.