• Dong Nai builds city safe for women, girls

    Dong Nai (VNA) – The southern province of Dong Nai aims to build a safe city that protects women and girls from sexual harassment and violence.
  • VWU trust loans for poor women praised

    On 9th Feb, the Vietnam Bank of Social Policies (VBSP) and four socio-political organizations held a review meeting on trust loans for poor households and social policy beneficiaries.

  • Working alongside the Vietnam Women's Union for gender equality and women’s development in Vietnam

    In February 2017, the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) held ceremonies to confer the merit medal "For the Development of Vietnamese Women" and the Certificate of Merits (2012 - 2017 period) to experts and collaborators, working at the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) Central Committee’s Commission for External Relations, the CPV Central Office, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, embassies and international organizations in Hanoi to honour their contributions to women's movement and VWU activities over the last years.
  • Mong woman preserves and promotes ethnic brocade weaving

    NDO – Learning the art of brocade weaving since the age of 13 from her mother, 1962-born artisan Vang Thi Mai has kept in mind that practicing and preserving the traditional craft is the responsibility of every Mong women. Taking on the responsibility, she established the Brocade Weaving Cooperative of Hop Tien village, Ha Giang province in 1999 with the hope of popularising one of Mong people’s cultural identities to domestic and foreign visitors.
  • Finding strategic markets for Vietnam’s handicrafts

    On 23rd February 2017, the Vietnam Women’s Union (the VWU) and Crib to Crib Colombia (CtC) signed the Memorandum of Understanding with the aim to develop clean and sustainable production and strategic markets for Vietnam’s handicrafts.
  • Republic of Korea Ambassador visits VWU

    On July 27, VWU President Nguyen Thi Thu Ha cordially received Korean Ambassador Mr. Lee Hyuk on the occasion of his new term in Vietnam.
    On behalf of the VWU leaders, President Nguyen Thi Thu Ha extended her congratulation and wished the Ambassador success in his new post.
  • Official candidates for 14th NA election: 38.97% are women

    On 26 April, the National Election Council (NEC) announced the list of official candidates for the 14th National Assembly (NA) election.

  • Ministry wants to increase role of women in politics

    As the country’s National Assembly (NA) election day, scheduled for May 22, approaches, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) is promoting stronger political participation by women.

  • World Bank Country Director says farewell yet committed to continue supporting Vietnam

    That is a promise of Ms. Victoria Kwakwa, World Bank (WB) Country Director for Vietnam during her courtesy visit to the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) on the occasion of completing her mission in Vietnam and assuming a new position in the U.S.
  • VWU President Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa welcomes U.S Ambassador Ted Osius at Vietnam Women’s Museum

    On the morning of 13th May, 2015, Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa - President of the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) had a courtesy meeting with U.S Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius on the occasion of his visit to the Vietnam Women’s Museum.