• Congratulatory Message from Hanoi International Women’s Club

    On behalf of the Hanoi International Women’s Club, I extend our congratulations to the Vietnamese Women’s Union (VWU) on the eve of their 12th National Women’s Congress

    We at Platypus in Australia are delighted to congratulate our partners, the Vietnam Women’s Union on the 5th anniversary of our joint operations in Ha Giang and Quang Nam Provinces.
  • 12th National Vietnamese Women’s Congress: Solidarity – Renovation – Equality - Integration

    From March 7 to 9, 2017, at the National Convention Centre in Hanoi, the 12th National Women’s Congress (2017- 2022 period) will be convened with the theme “Solidarity – Renovation – Equality - Integration”.
  • Vietnam’s first female Paralympic medalist

    On September 10, the successful performance of the weightlifter Dang Thi Linh Phuong earned Vietnam a bronze medal at the 2016 Rio Paralympics in Brazil in the women’s 50kg category with the lift of 102kg.

  • International Forum on Women, Peace and Development to be held by the Vietnam Women’s Union

    The Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) with the support by the UN Women Vietnam will organize the “International Forum on Women, Peace and Development” from October 6th-7th, 2015 at the Center for Women and Development, Hanoi, Vietnam on the occasion of 85th anniversary of the Union’s foundation, 70th anniversary of the UN, 70th anniversary of the Women’s International Democratic Federation, and the review of the implementation of the Beijing Declaration (Beijing + 20) and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
  • VWU promotes relations with women’s organizations in Ukraine, Poland and Germany

    In order to gain more information about overseas Vietnamese women’s organizations and make recommendations on promoting support for overseas Vietnamese women to the Party and the State of Vietnam as well as to strengthen cooperation and relations with women and people of other countries, a VWU delegation, led by President Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa, paid a working visit to Germany, Poland and Ukraine from October 14th-23rd, 2013.
  • Vietnam Women's Union attends Performances for Vietnamese Community in Korea

    At the invitation of Hampyeong county, Jeollanam district, Korea, the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) sent a delegation, led by Vice President Nguyen Thi Thu Ha, to attend the program "Performances for Vietnamese Community in Korea" from 23 - 27 October, 2013.
  • VWU attends ACWO Board Meeting and Regional Workshop

    As a member of the ASEAN Confederation of Women's Organizations (ACWO), VWU sent a delegation led by Vice President Nguyen Thi Thu Ha to the ACWO Board Meeting and Regional Workshop, held by ACWO Incumbent President - National Council of Women's Organizations, Malaysia (NCWO) - in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) from October 30th to November 1st, 2013.
  • VWU’s role in rural water and sanitation

    In order to share experience and promote cooperation among Vietnamese and international agencies working on water and sanitation, on May 15th 2013 the Vietnam Women’s Union organized the workshop “The role of Vietnam Women’s Union in rural water and sanitation” chaired by the VWU First Vice-President Ms. Hoang Thi Ai Nhien.
  • TYM Fund: 20 years – a journey of efforts and achievements

    Formerly known as “the Affectionate Fund”, the Tinh Thuong Microfinance Institution (TYM) under the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) has been providing support to disadvantaged women for the last two decades. Setting an example as the first microfinance practitioner in Vietnam, TYM always operates with the noble social mission of improving living conditions and enhancing the social status of women in families and society. At the same time, TYM continuously engages in efforts to accomplish tasks assigned by the VWU.