Currently, there are many stereotypes about women in general and female leaders in particular, which greatly affect gender equality, work efficiency, production and life. This situation poses urgent problems related to communications to change public awareness and especially draw the participation of men to increase resources to support women.
Heading towards the 93rd anniversary of the Vietnam Women's Union’s establishment, on the morning of September 22, the VWU organized the workshop "Solutions to increase the proportion of women candidates for the 16th National Assembly and People's Council at all levels for 2026 - 2031 term". The event was co-hosted by the Australian People for Health, Education and Development Abroad (APHEDA).
On the morning of August 29, the Central Vietnam Women's Union (VWU) and the Vietnam Border Guard Command has co-organized a seminar "Sharing evaluation results and consulting on solutions to improve quality and replicate effective livelihood models for ethnic minority and border areas” in Viet Tri City (Phu Tho).
Mottainai - a charity programme launched by Phu nu Viet Nam (Vietnam’s Women) newspaper to support orphans and disadvantaged children - has received donations of 350 million VND (14,700 USD) and 2,000 items of used clothes within just ten days, the newspaper said on August 22.
According to national statistics, an average of about 1.8 million tonnes of plastic waste is generated annually in Vietnam, of which 90% is buried, filled or incinerated, and only 10% recycled. Meanwhile, 90% of scrap collectors and scavengers are women, a job that exposes them to a toxic environment that negatively affects their health.