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.
Healthy drinks become trendy gift for International Women’s Day

Healthy drinks become trendy gift for International Women’s Day

Healthy, organic drinks have become a trendy gift on International Women’s Day this year, replacing traditional gifts such as cosmetics, fruits, and jewellery.
Addressing gender-biased sex selection in Vietnam

Addressing gender-biased sex selection in Vietnam

Multi-sectoral cooperation among all parties is required to challenge gender stereotypes and address the issue of gender-biased sex selection (GBSS) in the nation.
Meeting Central Retail Vietnam female leaders

Meeting Central Retail Vietnam female leaders

VIR had an exclusive chat with three female leaders in operations, finance, and value creation from Central Retail Vietnam – the country’s leading retail behemoth.
VIR organises talk show to discuss empowering women in business

VIR organises talk show to discuss empowering women in business

Vietnam Investment Review is hosting a talk show titled "Empowering women in business and supporting startups” to assess the role and contributions of women in the development of enterprises.
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.
Confidence shining through in tourism offerings from women

Confidence shining through in tourism offerings from women

Tourists who have had the opportunity to return to Vat and Ta So villages in Moc Chau have experienced newfound confidence and dynamism from the Thai and H’mong women. Compared to their previous quiet personalities, they seem to have become happier and more independent since beginning to carry out community tourism.
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.
Eliminating gender stereotypes for sustainable development

Eliminating gender stereotypes for sustainable development

Despite various efforts, inequality is rising across many regional and global spheres. Le Quang Binh, director of the social enterprise ECUE, told VIR’s Hoang Oanh how women in Vietnam can be further empowered in spite of a difficult couple of years for all.
VBCWE offering comprehensive solutions for gender equality in the workplace

VBCWE offering comprehensive solutions for gender equality in the workplace

Implementing a systematic and comprehensive solution for gender equality in the workplace will help businesses improve their policies and working environment, as well as enhance business performance towards sustainable development, according to a top Vietnamese alliance.
Creating an equal working environment

Creating an equal working environment

A seminar was held by the social enterprise ECUE and Vietnam Gender Equality Movement (VGEM) on March 3 to analyse the causes of gender inequality in the workplace.
Nestlé Vietnam and Vietnam Women's Union toast first year of programme to empower women

Nestlé Vietnam and Vietnam Women's Union toast first year of programme to empower women

Vietnam Women's Union and Nestlé Vietnam evaluated the first year of the "Women's Empowerment Journey: “Complete Life – Own the Future” programme.
Young journalists make efforts for gender equality

Young journalists make efforts for gender equality

With the role of shaping public opinion and creating social progress, young journalists and communications officers need to be the pioneers of gender equality.
Boosting national and regional capacity for women’s empowerment

Boosting national and regional capacity for women’s empowerment

The pandemic has put at risk and reversed the hard-won progress on gender equality and women’s rights and empowerment in Vietnam and around the world. COVID-19 has been particularly detrimental for women as it exposed gender gaps in the economy and social structures.
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