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Thursday, April 19, 2018
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Vietnamese women still face numerous barriers to employment Vietnamese women still face numerous barriers to employment
Around 72 percent of Vietnamese women have joined the workforce, bringing the country to the group of nations with highest percentages of women in the labor pool. Despite their great contributions to the national economy, women still face numerous barriers to employment equality.
Guarantee of human rights under the new Penal Code Guarantee of human rights under the new Penal Code
Under the recent universal periodic review, the United Nations Human Rights Council has appreciated the achievements recorded by Vietnam in realizing its commitments on human rights. It has also made hundreds of recommendations for Vietnam to better protect and guarantee human rights, 182 of which are accepted by the country. In criminal justice, 17 recommendations of the UNHRC are directly related to the formulation and revision of the 2015 Penal Code.
Party resolves to refine market economy institutions Party resolves to refine market economy institutions
The 12th Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam on June 3 issued Resolution 11 of its fifth plenary meeting on completing the institutions of the socialist-oriented market economy, setting objectives for 2030 as well as solutions to achieving these objectives. Following are the principal contents of the Resolution.
Conference reviews Vietnams human rights achievements over 70 years Conference reviews Vietnam’s human rights achievements over 70 years
Vietnam has spent almost 40 years at war over the past seven decades, but is finally living in a state of peace and development, director of the Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics Ta Ngoc Tan told Vietnam News on the sidelines of a conference themed “70 Years of Vietnam’s Human Rights Achievements” held on December 9 in Hanoi.
Increasing citizen participation in governance in Vietnam Increasing citizen participation in governance in Vietnam
Vietnam’s Constitution and political structure offer opportunities for citizens to participate in governance both directly (through in-person engagement at the local level) and indirectly (through voting for People’s Council and National Assembly delegates). But how can citizens be more actively involved in public decision making?
Workshop addresses guest workers overstay in South Korea Workshop addresses guest workers’ overstay in South Korea
High incomes and costly formalities for exit from Vietnam are among the reasons behind Vietnamese guest workers’ overstay in South Korea, according to a survey released by the Institute of Labor Science and Social Affairs (ILSSA) at a workshop in Hanoi this month.
Lawyers vet guest worker protection Lawyers vet guest worker protection
The Vietnam Lawyers’ Association expects to gather experience from foreign and domestic legal experts on international legal standards and mechanisms for protecting Vietnamese guest workers, said Association Chairman Pham Quoc Anh at a workshop entitled International, Regional and National Laws and Mechanisms on the Protection of Migrant Workers on January 11 in Hanoi.

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