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jeudi 1 février 2018

Vietnam's sex rate at birth set to slowly grow in 2018

Vietnam expects to have a sex rate at birth of 112.8 boys per 100 girls and an average population of 94.7 million in 2018, according to a conference held by the General Office for Population - Family Planning in Hanoi on Wednesday.

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mardi 21 novembre 2017

Gender inequality in ethnic minority groups

Gender inequality in ethnic minorities is seen in different fields, including economy, labour, education, training and healthcare.

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lundi 28 août 2017

'I hope you’re ready to get married': in search of Vietnam's kidnapped brides

Phượng’s daughter was abducted from her village in Vietnam and sold into marriage in China. Could she track her down – starting with Facebook ?

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mardi 15 novembre 2016

No wife for 4m men in Vietnam

Some four million men in Vietnam will have no opportunity of getting married by 2050 if the current imbalance in the nation's sex ration persists, according to experts.

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samedi 4 juin 2016

Gender inequality on the rise in Việt Nam

A new report released today warns of the possibility of a rise in gender inequality in Việt Nam.

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dimanche 18 octobre 2015

Vietnam launches campaign to redress yawning gender imbalance at birth

A campaign has been jointly launched by the Ministry of Health and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Vietnam, in an effort to better cope with the country’s alarming sex imbalance at birth.

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dimanche 16 août 2015

Gender imbalance in Viet Nam rises steeply

Viet Nam's gender imbalance ratio is expected to continue increasing rapidly, especially in the Hong (Red) River Delta region, according to the General Department of Population and Family Planning (GDPFP).

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dimanche 30 novembre 2014

Vietnam court jails six human traffickers

A court in southern Vietnam gave six people jail terms on Friday after finding them guilty of trafficking 14 local women into China to marry paying bachelors.

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lundi 20 octobre 2014

Gender equality has improved much in Vietnam

HANOI - Gender equality in Vietnam has vastly improved during the past 20 years, said Hoang Ba Thinh, director of the Center for Gender, Population, Environment and Social Affairs under Vietnam's University of Social Sciences and Humanities.

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mercredi 24 septembre 2014

Gender inequality in Vietnam rising, trend expected to continue

The ratio of boys to girls at birth in Vietnam in 2013 was 1.138, higher than the global average of 104 to 106 males born for every 100 females.

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mardi 20 mars 2012

Vietnam makes progress in solving gender disparity

Vietnam has made progress in solving its gender disparity, particularly in education, employment and heath care, said acting UN Resident Coordinator in Vietnam Bruce Campbell.

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mardi 14 février 2012

Vietnam's parents want a dragon son

The desire for a male heir is particularly strong in an unusually auspicious year

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jeudi 15 décembre 2011

WB : Vietnam makes progress in gender equality

Vietnam has made significant progress in gender equality, but important challenges remain both socially and economically, says the World Bank.

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dimanche 10 juillet 2011

Preference for boys causes population problems in Vietnam

HANOI - Nguyen Thi Lan was puzzled by her husband's sudden change in behaviour after she had her first antenatal examination.

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dimanche 5 décembre 2010

Vietnam leads region in gender gap eradication

Vietnam is evaluated as the best performer in Southeast Asia in terms of eradicating gender gap over the past 20 years, said Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.

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mardi 23 novembre 2010

Tackling gender inequality in Vietnam

Poverty and cultural attitudes in Vietnam mean many women still die in childbirth, female foetuses are aborted and sex is a taboo subject

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vendredi 11 septembre 2009

Vietnam birth trend may fuel sex work, trafficking

The ratio of boys born in Vietnam compared with girls has grown at an unusually rapid pace in recent years and could lead to a rise in sex work and trafficking, the United Nations said.

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samedi 27 décembre 2008

Vietnam gender ratio could result in social disorder

Experts are warning of increasing sex-related crimes and general social disorder if the highly unnatural level of gender imbalance in the country is not addressed.

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