Banks acknowledge women’s changing role in business

Banks acknowledge women’s changing role in business

Financial institutions are looking to bridge the gender gap, with women all across the globe facing financial discrimination and suffering from less access to capital than their male counterparts.
Women’s associations of Vietnam, Cambodia foster cooperation

Women’s associations of Vietnam, Cambodia foster cooperation

A delegation of the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) is paying a working visit to Cambodia to further enhance the traditional cooperation with their Cambodian counterparts.
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.
Hurdles on the road to elevate women's roles in trade facilitation

Hurdles on the road to elevate women's roles in trade facilitation

The seminar “The role of women in trade facilitation” was co-organised by USAID and GDVC on March 23, discussing difficulties women face in their careers.
UNDP commends Vietnam for “incremental progress” in promoting women’s leadership

UNDP commends Vietnam for “incremental progress” in promoting women’s leadership

Vietnam is making incremental progress to increase women’s participation in elected bodies such as the National Assembly and local People’s Councils, UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen affirmed in an interview with the Vietnam News Agency.
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.
Unforeseen impacts on gender diversity

Unforeseen impacts on gender diversity

As the war for talent rages on, more than 70 per cent of businesses are now working to create a more inclusive environment to attract and retain female staff.
Removing barriers for female development

Removing barriers for female development

Overcoming the limitations and gender stereotypes that can affect their performance, women are increasingly confident in asserting their potential.
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.
From perception to action for women

From perception to action for women

The global economy is changing with the Fourth Industrial Revolution –presenting great opportunities and challenges for women entrepreneurs and women-owned enterprises in accessing and entering the digital economy.
Inequality changes forcing fresh gender-related policy

Inequality changes forcing fresh gender-related policy

Global woes over the past 24 months have caused numerous losses and burdens for women that have exacerbated gender inequality and led to dire social consequences.
Award gala for the competition “Women entrepreneurs planning for success”

Award gala for the competition “Women entrepreneurs planning for success”

The Award Gala for the competition “ Women entrepreneurs planning for success” has taken place on November 25 in four different locations in Hanoi, the northern city of Haiphong, and Ho Chi Minh city.
ASEAN, Australia strengthen cooperation in women, peace, security matters

ASEAN, Australia strengthen cooperation in women, peace, security matters

Foreign Minister Bui Thanh Son and Australian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women Marise Payne attended an ASEAN-Australia dialogue themed “Women, peace and security: progressing implementation on the road to recovery from COVID-19” on November 9.
The women changing the face of energy in Vietnam

The women changing the face of energy in Vietnam

Many women are leading and motivating the country’s business community in its development, embodying Vietnam’s power and serving as role models for today’s youngsters.
Australian Ambassador discusses women in leadership with Vietnamese Peacekeepers

Australian Ambassador discusses women in leadership with Vietnamese Peacekeepers

Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Robyn Mudie met with Vietnamese peacekeepers preparing to deploy on United Nations peacekeeping missions in Africa.
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