Vietnam ranks 87/144 countries on Gender Development Index
Although achieving good progress on gender equality,
According to UNICEF, it is estimated that there are 600 million illiterate women in comparison with 320 million men and of the 121 million school dropouts, 65 million are female.
At a meeting on July 11th, World Population Day, the National Committee for Population, Family and Children showed that:
At the ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Gia Khiem highlighted population control as a key component of the National Development Strategy for the socio-economic development of
The National Committee for Population, Family and Children Chairwoman Le Thi Thu told the ceremony that from now to year 2010, the Population and Family Planning workers in Vietnam should develop an Action Plan to effectively implement the population and family planning policies and regulations; Integrate gender equality with socio-economic development; Improve the work of education, counseling and information....