• Women’s charity housing movement benefits thousands

    A movement launched by the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) has raised almost VND54 billion to build 4,590 charity houses for poor women across the country over the past year.
  • Lack of male teachers reinforces stereotypes

    Chu Hoang Tung’s parents were very surprised to see a man teaching their son’s class when Tung entered the fifth grade at Le Ngoc Han Primary School.
  • Statue of Vietnamese women inaugurated in Hanoi

    The statue of Women of ‘Three Responsibilities’ was inaugurated in the centre of Phung town, Dan Phuong district, Hanoi on October 8 to mark the 1000th anniversary of Thang Long – Hanoi.
  • Dialogue “Voices of the Older Women”

    On September 18th, in honor of the International Day of Older Persons October 1st, the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU), in cooperation with the Vietnam Association for the Elderly (VAE) and the Research Center for Ageing Support (RECAS) held a Dialogue entitled “Voices of the Older Women”.
  • Writing compassionate words for children with HIV

    (CPV) – To continue the success of the “Writing compassionate words” for the first time, the charitable fund of VinaGame in collaboration with social network http://me.zing.vn, will launch “Writing compassionate words” 2, which will last from September 20 to November 20, 2009.
  • Heavy burdens for schoolchildren

    When preparing for her son’s first day at school, one mother weighed her first grader’s schoolbag. It weighed 2.7 kilos.
  • Training on women’s union work for key local cadres

    Implementing the 2009 work plan, the standing committee of Ha Nam provincial Women’s Union organized a training class on “improving knowledge on state management and women’s union work” for 232 women who are full time women’s union cadres and key cadres at local women’s unions of Ha Nam province from 28th July to 1st August 2009.
  • Initial results of loans from Supporting Fund for Poor Women in Suoi Da commune

    Suoi Da is a rural, large and populous commune of Duong Minh Chau district, Tay Ninh province. More than 90% of the households are doing agricultural works. The number of poor households is 511 (equivalent to 17% total households), among which, there are 122 poor female-headed households.
  • Training course on skills of law communication and dissemination

    Under the framework of the project “Law and life club” (LARC II) to improve capacity of the women’s union, Bac Kan provincial Women’s Union organized a training course on skills of law communication and counseling for its staff and the staff of local justice organs. This project is funded by CARE International in Vietnam in collaboration with Bac Kan provincial Women’s Union and was implemented at Cho Moi and Na Ri districts from June 2007.