The Vietnamese Health Ministry has called for same-sex marriage to be legalised, warning that research shows stigma against lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) people can damage their physical and mental health.
vendredi 19 avril 2013
vendredi 12 avril 2013
Vietnam has scrapped regulations that fine same-sex couples who marry in what activists say is yet another move towards guaranteeing the rights of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community.
samedi 6 avril 2013
HO CHI MINH CITY — There had been some safe-sex campaigns in Vietnam before: university students walking around campus dressed up as condoms, a video game by U.S.A.I.D. teaching men to use protection with prostitutes and even a stylish condom dress designed for World AIDS day.
mercredi 3 avril 2013
Civil Rights Defenders approves funding application for second Viet Pride in August, with bicycle rally and equality in employment campaign
samedi 2 mars 2013
United Kingdom authorities have introduced a new initiative in Vietnam, aiming to protect the nation’s children from child sex offenders convicted in the UK who may be travelling or working overseas, according to the British Embassy in Hanoi.
mercredi 20 février 2013
Human rights advocate tells Gay Star News vote is likely to be delayed, but says this is good news for building support
lundi 28 janvier 2013
The only Vietnamese transgender person to have her gender reassignment officially recognised has heard that the decision will be revoked and she will once again be officially considered male.
vendredi 21 décembre 2012
HANOI - Sex workers in Vietnam are struggling to figure out their next steps after the government’s decision earlier this year to release them from compulsory detention centres that have been widely condemned for alleged human rights abuses.
samedi 15 décembre 2012
They grabbed the paper, read it enthusiastically, but put it away quickly. The article about the government mulling over whether to allow same-sex couples to legally cohabitate failed to excite a group of gay men in Ho Chi Minh City.
samedi 3 novembre 2012
Police and lawyers call for a better legal system to protect children against sex tourism
vendredi 12 octobre 2012
Vietnam will free about 900 sex workers in 2013 from compulsory rehabilitation centres across the country, state media reported on Thursday.
dimanche 19 août 2012
HANOI - The two women sit comfortably on a sofa, their hands interlocked and their smiles grace the room with ease. These two Vietnamese recent university students are hopeful about the future of the country and their prospects for getting married.
mercredi 15 août 2012
HANOI — Dinh Thi Hong Loan grasps her girlfriend's hand, and the two gaze into each other's love-struck eyes. Smiling, they talk about their upcoming wedding — how they'll exchange rings and toast the beginning of their lives together.
mardi 14 février 2012
The desire for a male heir is particularly strong in an unusually auspicious year
lundi 30 janvier 2012
Pretty young girls, mainly around 19-20 years old, play the role of hosts at the restaurants. They are hired to receive foreign men in secluded rooms for karaoke singing and then join the men in their homes after 23:30pm.
dimanche 15 janvier 2012
Vietnam's first film to openly feature love and intimacy between gay men is helping to change attitudes in a country where homosexuality is often seen either as a disease or a source of ridicule.
lundi 12 décembre 2011
HANOI — A United Nations-appointed expert is urging Vietnam's government to close down rehabilitation centers for drug users and sex workers following criticism of abuses by an international rights group, calling them "counterproductive."
jeudi 1 décembre 2011
NANNING- Like millions of other ordinary rural folk in China, the farmer never dreamed that he could marry a foreign woman.Neither did he know the risk.
samedi 29 octobre 2011
Middle-aged Vietnamese women have replaced their Chinese counterparts in offering sex to elderly men and retirees along Chinatown.
mardi 6 septembre 2011
Vietnam must stop detaining drug users and sex workers without rights required under international law, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
mardi 24 mai 2011
A coastal hamlet in the central province of Binh Thuan has the dubious distinction of attracting abandoned women who do sex work for a living.
lundi 16 mai 2011
Vietnam has unveiled a five-year multi million-dollar crackdown on prostitution, which is widespread but considered a "social evil" in the communist country.
jeudi 28 avril 2011
Hanoi - The HIV virus is spreading among sex workers in Vietnam because agencies are not pulling together to fight the disease, state media said Thursday.
samedi 12 mars 2011
HANOI — A Vietnamese high school principal was sentenced to nine years in prison for having sex with eight students in a high-profile sex scandal, the presiding judge said Friday.
dimanche 12 décembre 2010
Authorities in northern Vietnam have demoted five policemen for filming the arrest of two naked prostitutes after the footage was posted on the Internet, police said Tuesday.
mardi 23 novembre 2010
Poverty and cultural attitudes in Vietnam mean many women still die in childbirth, female foetuses are aborted and sex is a taboo subject
mardi 26 octobre 2010
Sex ratios at birth are becoming increasingly imbalanced in Vietnam, with far more boys being born than girls, the UN Population Fund says.
jeudi 30 septembre 2010
HANOI — Police in conservative Vietnam have arrested three people for running pornographic websites that attracted millions of page views a day, reports said Wednesday.
mercredi 28 juillet 2010
Vietnam's ruling Communist Party has expelled a provincial governor from its ranks for soliciting prostitutes.
mercredi 3 février 2010
A Vietnamese appeals court has voided a lower court's verdict that found a high school principal guilty of having sex with underage female students, a court official said Tuesday.
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