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Sunday, August 14, 2022
Tags: gender equality
Securing the right to freedom from arbitrary arrest and detention under Vietnamese criminal procedure law Securing the right to freedom from arbitrary arrest and detention under Vietnamese criminal procedure law
As recommended by the International Human Rights Committee, member states should clearly specify the time limit for temporary holding in custody or detention of persons arrested in criminal proceedings. At the same time, when exercising the right to detain or arrest people for custody or temporary detention as preventive measures, competent agencies must secure the rights of the accused and defendants in accordance with law, including the right to have access to legal aid; right to be informed; and right to obtain court rulings on whether the custody or temporary detention is lawful or unlawful.
Empowering women essential in post-COVID world: Vice President Empowering women essential in post-COVID world: Vice President
Vietnamese Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan has put forward solutions to fully tap the potential and role of women in making policies on socio-economic recovery and development in her remarks at the 2022 Global Summit of Women in Bangkok, Thailand, on June 23.
Vietnam to play more active role at UN: PM Vietnam to play more active role at UN: PM
Vietnam will continue bringing into play its role and making more active and constructive contributions to the common work of the United Nations in all the three pillars – security-politics, development and human rights, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh has affirmed.
Law Revising the 2015 Statistics Law Law Revising the 2015 Statistics Law
The Law Amending a Number of Articles of, and Replacing the Appendix on the List of National Statistical Indicators to, the Statistics Law (the Revised Law) was passed last November and came into force on January 1 this year.
Protection of women under the Penal Code1 Protection of women under the Penal Code[1]
At present, the 2015 Penal Code (revised in 2017) (the Code), as the only source of Vietnam’s penal law, clearly expresses the State’s policies to protect women and translates into domestic laws international standards on the protection of women.
Regimes for female employees and assurance of gender equality under the Labor Code Regimes for female employees and assurance of gender equality under the Labor Code
The Labor Code was passed in November 2019 and came into force from the beginning of 2021. The Code devotes a separate chapter, Chapter X, to providing regulations on female employees and assurance of gender equality.
Vietnam participates in 49th Human Rights Council session Vietnam participates in 49th Human Rights Council session
Vietnam contributed opinions at the 49th regular UN Human Rights Council (HRC) session that took place from February 28 to April 1.
Nation makes great strides in promoting gender equality Nation makes great strides in promoting gender equality
Guaranteeing legitimate rights of women, both in family and society, is a consistent policy of the Vietnamese Party and State since the foundation of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1945, now the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The tireless efforts to ensure and promote gender equality have brought about great and substantial outcomes and been acknowledged by the international community.
Australia praises Vietnams efforts in ensuring gender equality Australia praises Vietnam’s efforts in ensuring gender equality
Australian Ambassador to Vietnam Robyn Mudie has appreciated the efforts Vietnam has made over the past time in eliminating gender inequality in a recent interview with the Vietnam News Agency.
UNDP commends Vietnam for incremental progress in promoting womens leadership UNDP commends Vietnam for “incremental progress” in promoting women’s leadership
Vietnam is making incremental progress to increase women’s participation in elected bodies such as the National Assembly and local People’s Councils, UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam Caitlin Wiesen affirmed in an interview with the Vietnam News Agency.

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