Raising public awareness of gender equality as well as improving status of women and girls are considered as keys to reduce the unbalanced sex ratio at birth, said Deputy General Director of the General Office for Population - Family Planning Nguyen Thi Ngoc Lan on October 8.
Some 22,014 participants taking part in online learning programs since 2015 show that learning need of older adults are quite high, said Mr. Truong Tien Tung who is an expert of the Open University in Hanoi.
Countries in Asia and the Pacific must accelerate progress on gender equality in order to reach the ambitious and progressive global goals under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, according to a new report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and UN Women released yesterday at the ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Women in Hanoi.
Vietnam, as an active and responsible member of the ASEAN community, strongly backs the cooperation in promoting gender equality and female empowerment between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the European Union (EU).
Fulfilling gender equality criteria is significant for Vietnam, especially when the country is integrating deeply into the global economy, said Head of the Party Central Committee’s Commission for Mass Mobilisation Truong Thi Mai.
Vietnam is taking active and drastic actions to enforce laws and policies on gender equality and achieve sustainable development goals, with a focus on rural areas, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Doan Mau Diep affirmed.