• Women’s Positive Image to be promoted in school textbooks

    Future textbook curriculum will enhance women’s positive image to contribute to education and communication on gender equality.
  • Vietnam - Spain cooperation for gender equality and women’s rights promotion in Vietnam

    On March 27th 2014, at the Center for Women and Development, the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU), Spanish Embassy and Spanish Agency for International Cooperation Development (AECID) in Hanoi organized a ceremony “Spain and Vietnam: Partners in Development” to mark the 15th anniversary of Vietnam -Spain cooperation. This event was of special significance with the attendance of H.E. Mr. José Manual Garcia-Margallo, Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation on the occasion of his official visit to Vietnam.
  • Climate Change: Putting Gender Equality at the Centre

    Climate change caused by greenhouse gas emissions threatens everyone, but women and men will experience it differently. Discriminatory gender norms mean that women have fewer social and economic resources than men, which reduces their resiliency to natural disasters and other fallout from climate change. They are the primary managers of household resources, such as water and fuel, which may be in increasingly short supply. And many have livelihoods highly vulnerable to climatic variations, including in agriculture.
  • The role of men and boys in achieving gender equality

    'Gender equality is not a women’s issue; it concerns men and boys as well as women and girls. Garnering sufficient support for the profound social changes required by the gender equality agenda cannot be achieved by women alone. It also requires the active involvement of men, all the more so as they often control the resources needed for this work.
  • An elegant symbol of Vietnamese culture

    Vietnam Plus- The image of the Ao dai (Vietnam’s traditional long dress) is often associated with images of the country and is a beautiful symbol of Vietnamese culture.
  • Japanese fall in love with Vietnamese village

    When volunteering for the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA), two Japanese girls fell in love with the ancient unique architecture in Duong Lam village.

  • Record -long cake sold for charity purpose

    The Yasaka Saigon Nha Trang Hotel in the central province of Khanh Hoa on Feb. 5 divided its 36-m banh tet (cylindric glutinous rice cake) for sale to collect money for the charity purpose.

  • Record -long cake sold for charity purpose

    The Yasaka Saigon Nha Trang Hotel in the central province of Khanh Hoa on Feb. 5 divided its 36-m banh tet (cylindric glutinous rice cake) for sale to collect money for the charity purpose.

  • Ending domestic violence

    Figures on domestic violence tell a sobering story. Domestic violence occurs in about 30 percent of China's 270 million families, says an All-China Women's Federation report. And more than 90 percent of the victims of disputes between couples are wives.
  • Chinese actor Liu Xiao Ling Tong coming to Vietnam

    Chinese actor Liu Xiao Ling Tong will travel to Vietnam for several cultural activities from December 24 to 30. (SGGP online)