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Friday, July 10, 2020
Tags: Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women
Gender equality gets a legal boost Gender equality gets a legal boost
Contents on gender equality as well as women’s and girls’ rights will be incorporated in relevant strategies, programs, plans, schemes and projects of ministries, sectors and localities.
IPU Committee adopts resolution on national sovereignty human rights IPU Committee adopts resolution on national sovereignty, human rights
On March 30, the Standing Committee on Democracy and Human Rights adopted the Resolution on international law relating to national sovereignty, non-intervention in each other's internal affairs, and human rights.
NA Chairman emphasizes gender equality targets NA Chairman emphasizes gender equality targets
The Constitution and the Law on Gender Equality of Vietnam recognized the rights of equality for both male and female citizens in all areas of society.
Vietnam makes efforts in promoting and protecting human rights Vietnam makes efforts in promoting and protecting human rights
With a view to contributing further to the international efforts in promoting and protecting human rights in the world, Vietnam has joined almost all important international conventions on human rights and made efforts to make basic human rights be respected and better ensured. Vietnam News Agency interviewed Ms. Pratibha Mehta, UN Resident Coordinator in Vietnam, about Vietnam’s efforts in promoting and protecting human rights, as well as the UN assistance to Vietnam in this area.
Vietnamese legislation on equality for women in marriage and family relations Vietnamese legislation on equality for women in marriage and family relations
With Vietnam being a member of 8 basic international conven tions on human rights, including the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), the Vietnamese Party and State have always attached importance to boosting the equal position for women,
ASEAN ministers commit to social welfare ASEAN ministers commit to social welfare
ASEAN is giving due attention to social welfare and development issues in the region in order to redress inequalities and care for disadvantaged groups, Deputy Prime Minister Pham Gia Khiem said at the 6th ASEAN ministerial meeting for social welfare and development held in Hanoi on December 6.
On the bill on gender equity On the bill on gender equity
Under the 2006 legislative program, the Bill on Gender Equity will be submitted to the National Assembly at its next session in October. On this occasion, Vietnam Law & Legal Forum interviewed Brianna Harrison, UNAIDS Rights-Based Programme Officer.
Program on gender equality promotion Program on gender equality promotion
A USD 6 million program to promote gender equality was signed by the Vietnam Committee for Advancement of Women, the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) and the Canadian International Development Agency in Hanoi on July 21.
Vietnamese legislation on equality for women in marriage and family relations Vietnamese legislation on equality for women in marriage and family relations
In honor of Vietnam’s Women Union’s Founding Anniversary (October 20)

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