• 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.