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Friday, May 7, 2021
Tags: UNFPA
Vietnam developed a sound legal framework to promote gender equality: UN expert Vietnam developed a sound legal framework to promote gender equality: UN expert
The United Nations Population Fund Country Office in Vietnam has recently rendered technical support to the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs in preparing a review report of 10 years of implementing the Law on Gender Equality of Vietnam. On this occasion, Naomi Kitahara, UNFPA Representative in Vietnam, grants Vietnam Law & Legal Forum magazine an interview on the results achieved in Vietnam’s gender equality work as well as things that should be improved in the future.
10-year implementation of Law on Gender Equality reviewed 10-year implementation of Law on Gender Equality reviewed
The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) co-hosted an event on September 24 to release the independent Review of Ten Years of Implementing the Law on Gender Equality.
National Population and Housing Census results declared National Population and Housing Census results declared
Vietnam’s population has exceeded 96.2 million people, making it the third most populous country in Southeast Asia after Indonesia and the Philippines and the 15th most populous country in the world.
Population law must protect elderly: experts Population law must protect elderly: experts
The nation’s population policy must be integrated with other socio-economic factors including national defense and security to ensure rapid and sustainable development, experts said on November 29 in Hanoi.
Why gender imbalance continues to grow? Why gender imbalance continues to grow?
Despite an official ban on selection of sex at birth, ultrasonic and abortion services have been provided for this purpose without being sanctioned since it was difficult to detect violations.
UN agencies pledge greater development support for Vietnam UN agencies pledge greater development support for Vietnam
United Nations (UN) organizations have recently committed USD 74.4 million to help Vietnam achieve sustainable socio-economic development and improve living conditions in 2005.

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