• Women-run cooperative creates jobs and ensures the rights of ethnic minority women in Ha Giang

    Since its establishment in 2017, the Lanh Trang (White Flax) Cooperative in Sa Phin Commune, Dong Van District, Ha Giang Province, has become an effective economic development model, helping eliminate hunger and reduce poverty in the locality while contributing to enhancing the role and ensuring the rights of local ethnic minority women.
  • A billionaire’s dream: Bridging Vietnam with the World

    The female billionaire Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao has shown that with talent, hard work and a bold heart to dream and make the dreams come true, any women can break the glass ceiling and contribute to the development of their homeland.
  • Hungarian magazine honors Vietnamese citizen one among top 50 successful women

    The successful Women magazine, known as “Sikeres Nők” in Hungarian has named Vietnamese doctorate holder Phan Bich Thien among the top 50 successful women of 2023, said Radio the Voice of Vietnam.
  • Ha Nhi Ethnic Woman inspires at the 2nd Dien Hong Award ceremony

    The story of Ms. Chu Gi Xu, A Lu Commune Women’s Union President, delegate of A Lu Commune People's Council, Bat Xat district, Lao Cai province at Dien Hong Award Ceremony 2024 has demonstrated the efforts of grassroots women cadres in communication and elimination of backward customs in the highlands.
  • The woman who inspires love for mother tongue among young Vietnamese in US

    Teaching the Vietnamese language since 1995, Ngo Kim Viet, a Vietnamese woman living in the US state of Maryland for over 40 years, always perceives that the value of the mother tongue needs to be maintained and passed down to younger generations of the Vietnamese origin.
  • TYM technical officer receives prestigious international award

    In 2023, Ms. Nguyen Thi Quynh Trang, a distinguished technical officer of Transaction Office No. 02 of TYM – Do Luong Branch, Nghe An has been honored with the 2023 Field Officer Appreciation Award in the Asia-Pacific region. This award is organized and presented by the Whole Planet Foundation to recognize the outstanding contributions of credit officers within the region.
  • 7 collectives and 19 outstanding individuals won Vietnamese Women’s Award

    Ceremony of the Vietnamese Women’s Award for the year of 2022 and 2023, and the contest “Learning positive values of relief and religion in family life and gender equality promotion 2023” were held by the Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) in Hanoi on November 27.
  • Vietnam strives to raise female UN peacekeepers to 20% by 2025

    Vietnam is striving to raise the rate of female officers in the country's peacekeeping force to 20% by 2025, Deputy Minister of National Defence Sen. Lieut. Gen Hoang Xuan Chien told a conference in Hanoi on October 19.
  • Vietnam's top female badminton player enters world's top 20

    Vietnam's top female badminton player, Nguyen Thuy Linh, earned a historic milestone on October 24 by entering the top 20 in the Badminton World Federation (BWF)’s world rankings for the first time.
  • “October Flowers” Program

    On the morning of October 19, the Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) organized a program to praise 293 outstanding Presidents of Grassroots WUs in 2023 at the Vietnam-Soviet Friendship Labor Cultural Palace. With the theme "October Flowers", the program honors the VWU's grassroots staff who have been strongly committed to VWU work and the women's movement nationwide.
  • Female Vietnamese fighter jumps impressively on Muay world ranking

    Vietnamese fighter Huynh Ha Huu Hieu has won the World Boxing Council (WBC) Muay Thai International Title in the women's minimumweight class (45.39 kg).
  • Exhibition "17 Vietnamese Faces of Action for Sustainable Development" kicked off

    The exhibition is under the "17 Faces of Action" initiative of the UNOG director general Tatiana Valovaya. The initiative targets to recognise and encourage women around the world to actively contribute to socio-economic development, promoting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) achievements.
  • Winners of “Women Do Business” programme 2023 announced

    Unilever Vietnam, Sunlight, and the Vietnam Women’s Union held a ceremony on October 14 to honour winners of the “Women Do Business” programme 2023 and respond to the “Women’s creative start-ups and green transformation” programme 2024.
  • Celebrating 115th birthday of late VWU President Nguyen Thi Thap

    Ms. Nguyen Thi Thap, or Nguyen Thi Ngoc Tot by real name, was born on October 10, 1908. She came from a poor farmer family with a patriotic tradition in Long Hung commune, Chau Thanh district, Tien Giang province. She got married at the age of 17 at the request of her father. The marriage did not work out, she left her child at the husband’s and came back home. Since then, she joined the Revolution with the youthful enthusiasm.
  • Woman works to inspire love for Muong ethnic culture among local children

    Since 2004, Muong ethnic woman Dinh Thi Kieu Dung has held numerous free classes on Muong ethic culture to local children in Bo Town, Kim Boi District, Hoa Binh Province, contributing to inspiring their love for their ethnic culture.
  • Lotus leaf-made painting of female general Nguyen Thi Dinh presented to Women’s Museum

    The Vietnam Women's Museum, in collaboration with the Women's Club with Cultural Heritage and the Vietnam Ao Dai Heritage Club, held a ceremony in Hanoi on August 24 to receive a portrait of female general Nguyen Thi Dinh (1920-1992) made from lotus leaves.
  • Female Vietnamese “blue beret” performs tasks at MINUSCA

    Over the past time, Vietnam has sent many female peacekeepers to U.N. peacekeeping missions. The female Vietnamese “blue berets” have wholeheartedly tried their best to accomplish their international service, leaving deep impressions on international friends and locals.
  • Ceremony honours Vietnamese national women's football team

    The Vietnam Football Federation (VFF) in coordination with the TCP Vietnam Company held a ceremony in Hanoi on June 27 to honour Vietnam’s national women's football team for winning gold medal at SEA Games 32.
  • Vietnam’s fashion designs introduced in London

    Two fashion collections by designers Lan Huong and Jordan Nguyen made debut in London, the UK, on March 30 as part of a Vietnam discovering event held at the D-Contemporary gallery.
  • Vietnamese female boxer beats former world champion

    Vietnamese boxer Nguyen Thi Tam has trounced two-time world champion Kyzaibay Nazym of Kazakhstan 5-0 at the ongoing IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in New Delhi, India.

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