• Thuy Duong wins Miss International Image 2007

    Miss Vietnam Pham Thi Thuy Duong has won the Miss International Image 2007 with a record voting of 65%, under the Miss International Beauty Pageant held in Japan from October 1-15
  • Training for Speakers on Gender Equality Law

    A training course for speakers from northern provinces and cities on the Gender Equality Law was held from 20 to 21 August, 2007, at the Center for Women and Development (20 Thuy Khue Street, Tay Ho, Ha Noi).
  • Female writers give literature some ooh la la

    Confucian prudery reigned supreme in Vietnamese classic literature – until Nguyen Du and Ho Xuan Huong came along in the 18th century to spice up the selection.

  • Culture Vulture

    Having lived in Viet Nam for more than 10 years, Ando Seako is enchanted by Vietnamese lacquer art and has devoted her career to creating work in this medium.
  • Ha Long Bay running for world’s elite 7

    The time has come for people across the world to nominate Ha Long Bay as one of the seven natural wonders of the world via the website http://www.natural7wonders.com/, an official from the Viet Nam Administration of Tourism (VAT) has said in an open letter.
  • Training Conference on Combining Gender with Work for the Advancement of Women

    With the support of Health Bridge Canada in Vietnam, the NCFAW has recently organized two training conferences on combining gender with the process of forming and implementing policies and works for the advancement of women.

  • Model “Family Without Malnourished Children” in Lao Cai

    2006 was the first year implementing the cooperation plan (2006 – 2010) between Health Department and Lao Cai Provincial Women’s Union on preventing malnutrition in children under 5 years old and reproductive health care.

  • Party resolution to help advancement of women

    The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Vietnam on Apr. 27 issued a resolution on women affairs to promote gender quality.

  • Women make up 25.76% of the law making body

    493 deputies from all walks of life were elected to the 12th National Assembly following the country’s May 20 polls, said Elections Council Secretary General Bui Ngoc Thanh, who is also a member of the Standing Committee of the National Assembly, announced the poll’s result at a press briefing on May 29, stating that tertiary educated deputies make up the backbone of the new legislature as virtually all hold either graduate or post graduate degrees (62.68 percent and 33.27 percent, respectively).
  • Well-behaved children lauded

    Speaking at a ceremony in honor of children who behave well toward their parents, President of the Viet Nam Fatherland Front (VFF) Pham The Duyet applauded their good behavior, calling them model Vietnamese citizens.