• A nobel medal for President of Marie Schlei Association

    Ms Christa Randzio-PIath, president of Mane Schiel Association (Germany), was conferred the medal of VWU “For the cause of women's emancipation", by VWU Vice President Nguyen Phuong Minh on 5th August 2004.
  • Promoting the "Guide for gender integration"

    The National Committee for Advancement of Women in Vietnam (NCFAW) recently made public a guide for integrating gender in policy-making and implementation.
  • Vice President Truong My Hoa attends the Global Summit on Women 2004

    At the invitation of the Global Summit on Women 2004’s organizers, Vietnam Vice President Truong My Hoa participated in the event in Seoul, Republic of Korea as an honorable chairwoman, from May 27th to 29th.
  • All China Women's Federation presents office equipment to VWU

    On 22nd April, 2004, VWU received a set of office equipment including computers, printers and speakers (valued at US$ 20,000) from All China Women's Federation through Embassy of China to Vietnam. Participating in the ceremony were Ambassador of China, representatives of the embassy, VWU vice president Truong Thi Khue and other staff.
  • Representative of the North-South cooperation receives a medal

    On April 22nd 2004, on behalf of VWU leaders, vice president Nguyen Phuong Minh presented the medal "For the cause of women’s emancipation" to Mr. Christian Vanwert, representative of the "Nord-Sud Cooperation" (Belgium) to recognize his essential contribu­tion for Vietnamese women’s advancement.

  • An English photographer and Agent Orange's Victims

    After several years of meeting and photographing people who have been affected by Agent Orange in Vietnam, photo¬grapher Phillip Jones Griffiths has just published a book entitled "Agent Orange Collateral Damage in Vietnam” (Trolley Publishing House).
  • A woman's life haunted by agent orange

    She gave birth to nine babies, of which five died at birth. the four surviving children are either disabled or brain¬less. many years after the end of the american war the consequences of her husband's exposure to agent orange, as a soldier fighting in the war, still haunts the life of her family. the pain seems to be unbearable but somehow she still lives and strives to raise the family
  • Growing up together with development of Vietnam Women's Union

    At the end of April 2004, Jaap Voeten, a lecturer-cum-advisor of maastricht school of management (MSM-Holland), a technical consultant to vwu project on "Training women about small and micro enterprises", was presented with the medal "for the cause of women's emancipation" by VWU Vice President Nguyen Phuong Minh for his great contribution to the advancement of women and women entrepreneurs in Vietnam. through his cooperation with VWU over the past ten years, his skills have developed along with the development of VWU.
  • VWU calls for support for victims of agent orange

    VWU recently organized a solemn meeting to support Agent Orange (AO) victims in Vietnam filed a lawsuit against the US chemical companies. VWU president Ha Thi Khiet, the Vice-President of the Association of AO victims of Vietnam, Do Xuan Dien, and many other cadres of VWU’s central office were present at the meeting.
  • The stylish Xa tich (Key chain)

    The 54 national groups in Vietnam have many extraordinary traditional costumes that are regarded as part of the precious, intangible cultural heritage of Vietnam.
  • The Vietnamese - Belgian credit Project: 5 years of supporting rural women

    The projecton “strengthening of the institutional capacity of the Vietnamese Women’s Union in managing credlt/savings in favor of the rural poor women” (shortly as Vietnamese - Belgian credit project) has been implemented its activities since 1997 and covered 207 communes in 17 provinces nationwide. with the fund from government of Belgium, 900 women’s unions’ cadres at levels have been joined training courses to improve their awareness and experiences on meeting requirements of the computerized management system and ensure rotation of the credit fund.
  • Participation of Asia-Pacific NGOs in the Beijing-related process

    Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working on women’s issues have been very active during the ten years since the 4th World Conference on Women (the “Beijing Conference”) held in Beijing in 1995. They have worked to implement the Beijing Platform for Action for Equality, Development and Peace and to gather data and opinions on women’s emerging issues in order to pressure the United Nations as well as its member states to ensure responsive policies.
  • The United Nation’s Fund for Women’s Development and its collaboration with Vietnam Women’s Union

    The United Nations’ Fund for Women’s Development (UNIFEM) was established in 1976 with the mission to provide direct support for projects promoting women’s participation in decision-making process of development programmes
  • International Organization for Migration and Vietnam Women’s Union in prevention of trafficking in women and children

    Being an inter-governmental organization established in 1951, up to present, International Organization for Migration (IOM) has 101 state members and 31 state observers including Vietnam.
  • HelpAge International and Vietnam Women’s Union in caring and promoting activities for elderly women

    HelpAge International (HAI) is s global network, established since 1983 with the mission to work with and for disadvantaged elder people worldwide to achieve better livelihood.
  • The cooperation between "world in harmony" - Spain and the Vietnam women's union

    "World In Harmony" (WIH) is an international voluntary charitable non-governmental organization based in Madrid, Spain, founded by H.E Princess Irene of Greek since 1986.
  • Vietnam women’s Union and global exchange – America

    Global Exchange (GX) is a non-profitable organization in America, established in 1988 to promote the equality on environment, politics and society.
  • Swedish International Development Agency (Sida)

    Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) belonging to the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is one of the biggest development cooperation agencies of Swedish Government for the developing countries mainly in Africa, Latin America and Asia, including Vietnam.
  • Vietnam Women’s Union and Kovalevskaia fund

    At the early 70’s, in Princeton University, New Jersey State- one of the well-known Universities in America- a big demonstration by students took place on the way leading to the Institute of National Defense Study to protest against Vietnam War.
  • Kids first (America)

    Kids First- which is an humanitarian and non-profitable organization in America was established in 1997 to provide assistance to disadvantaged groups in Quang Tri province, Vietnam.