• Women’s football in need of more adequate investment

    NDO – The Vietnamese women’s football team have created a miracle after securing an official place in the finals of the 2018 AFC Women’s Asian Cup. However, in order to ensure the team’s further progress in the tournament as well as in other future competitions, Vietnam’s women’s football requires stronger and more appropriate investment as the country is currently in possession of a generation of players who can attain new achievements.
  • Vietnam works to create safe, healthy environment for children

    Hanoi (VNA) - Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a target programme on developing a social support system for the 2016-20 period.
  • 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.