• 11th Vietnam National Women’s Congress

    On the threshold of the upcoming 11th Vietnam National Women's Congress, VWU President Mme. Nguyen Thi Thanh Hoa has sent an open message to all VWU's international friends informing of this important event. Hereinafter is the full letter.
  • Unite Campaign to end violence against women and girls in Viet Nam

    Policy dialogue on strengthening responses to violence against women in Viet Nam

  • Women Innovation For Development 16 October 2011Opening Remarks

    Women Innovators
    Good morning,

    On the occasion of Vietnamese Women’s day, I would like to salute all Vietnamese women, particularly those of you here this morning and to pay special tribute to the VWU for organizing this important symposium and giving several Vietnamese women the opportunity to demonstrate their capacity to innovate and find creative solutions to challenges that confront them and their communities in their day to day lives.

  • UN women’s agency sets goals for high-level HIV/AIDS meeting

    The United Nations agency charged with gender equality and women’s empowerment today presented concrete areas of focus and goals for the three-day, high-level meeting on AIDS which begins at UN Headquarters tomorrow.
  • UN seeks aid of private sector philanthropies in empowering women

    22 February 2010 – The United Nations launched a new effort today to expand its partnership with the private sector and philanthropies in the battle for complete gender equality and the empowerment of women, not only as a necessary human right but as economic common sense as well.

  • Business women help economy overcome difficulties

    Vietnamese business women were applauded by State President Nguyễn Minh Triết for their great contributions to helping the local economy overcome.
  • Female talent honoured

    Two collectives and 17 individuals were honoured for their outstanding achievements in scientific and technological research and applications for production and business at a ceremony held by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labour (VGCL) in Hanoi o­n March 5.
  • Decade-long women’s strategies are pledged

    The nation and the UN have pledged to join hands in executing the national strategy on gender equality for 2011-2020 and a similar national programme for 2011-15 successfully.
  • Female scientist honoured for pest control research

    Nguyen Thi Loc is one of two Vietnamese female scientists who will receive the Kovalevskaia Award 2010 at a ceremony in Hanoi on March 8, Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper has reported.
  • Intellectual Women’s Association debuts

    Vietnamese women marked their international day o­n March 8 with the establishment of the Intellectual Women’s Association, in the interest of women’s advancement and gender equality.