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lundi 13 janvier 2014

Vietnam’s sex industry soaring

Vietnam’s sex workforce, criminals according to the country’s government, expanded in 2013 and became harder to control, the social affairs ministry said Friday.

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mercredi 27 novembre 2013

Vagina massage services freely advertised in Vietnam

Yoni massage, which is basically the massage of the genital area in women, is offered via online ads to urban Vietnamese women. Shockingly, there are services in which male masseurs use their penis for the job.

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dimanche 17 novembre 2013

Vietnam moves to legalize, not recognize gay marriage

Legislative officials have cricticized Vietnam’s draft law over gay marriage as “indecisive” as it lifts the ban on gay marriage but maintains the stance of not formally recognizing such unions.

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dimanche 27 octobre 2013

Hundreds gather to support same-sex marriage in Vietnam

Hanoi - Around 300 people gathered in central Hanoi early Sunday for staged weddings as a protest in support of same-sex marriage ahead of a parliamentary debate.

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jeudi 3 octobre 2013

Vietnam to remove fines on same-sex marriage

Fines on same-sex marriage in Vietnam will be removed under a new Governmental Decree that takes effect on November 11, 2013.

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lundi 5 août 2013

Activists parade for gay rights in Vietnam

HANOI - Some two hundred activists waving rainbow flags and carrying hand-painted banners biked in a colourful convoy through central Hanoi today as part of the communist country’s second gay pride parade.

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jeudi 1 août 2013

Gay Pride March returns to Vietnam capital

Several film screenings and talk shows on sexual diversity are planned to be held in Hanoi this weekend to raise awareness and foster acceptance of alternative sexuality.

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dimanche 14 juillet 2013

The naked truth about prostitution in Vietnam

Sex workers have allegedly been operating more openly since the country shut down its compulsory rehab centers, but experts are quick to note that poverty is the root cause of the problem

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samedi 13 juillet 2013

Abortion rate in Vietnam highest in Southeast Asia

Every year, Vietnam has around 300,000 abortions, the highest number in the region and the fifth in the world.

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lundi 24 juin 2013

Vietnam national coach fired for sexually harassing female star

A member of the coaching staff for Vietnam’s national track and field team was dismissed after a prominent female athlete accused him of sexual harassment.

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vendredi 19 avril 2013

Viet minister backs same-sex unions

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.

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vendredi 12 avril 2013

Vietnam scraps fines on same-sex marriages, but far from legalization

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.

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samedi 6 avril 2013

Playing it safe

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.

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mercredi 3 avril 2013

Vietnam Pride gets $6,000 grant from Swedish human rights body

Civil Rights Defenders approves funding application for second Viet Pride in August, with bicycle rally and equality in employment campaign

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samedi 2 mars 2013

UK to help Vietnam keep British sex offenders away from local children

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.

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mercredi 20 février 2013

Vote on same-sex marriage in Vietnam likely to be delayed until 2014

Human rights advocate tells Gay Star News vote is likely to be delayed, but says this is good news for building support

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lundi 28 janvier 2013

Vietnam : Trans woman to lose official legal recognition

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.

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vendredi 21 décembre 2012

Vietnam’s move away from detaining sex workers

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.

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samedi 15 décembre 2012

Vietnam on right track to legalize same-sex marriages, but miles to go

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.

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samedi 3 novembre 2012

Child sex crimes on the rise in Vietnam

Police and lawyers call for a better legal system to protect children against sex tourism

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vendredi 12 octobre 2012

Vietnam to free 900 sex workers

Vietnam will free about 900 sex workers in 2013 from compulsory rehabilitation centres across the country, state media reported on Thursday.

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dimanche 19 août 2012

Vietnam lesbian couple talks of hope for marriage, LGBT rights

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.

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mercredi 15 août 2012

Unlikely Vietnam considers same-sex marriage

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.

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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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lundi 30 janvier 2012

Vietnam ladies’ dens for foreigners in city

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.

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dimanche 15 janvier 2012

Vietnamese film helps change attitude to gays

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.

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lundi 12 décembre 2011

UN expert urges Vietnam to close rehab centers

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."

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jeudi 1 décembre 2011

Sex workers spread HIV over China-Vietnam border

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.

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samedi 29 octobre 2011

Vietnamese prostitutes openly prowl Singapore's Chinatown

Middle-aged Vietnamese women have replaced their Chinese counterparts in offering sex to elderly men and retirees along Chinatown.

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mardi 6 septembre 2011

UN urges Vietnam to review drug, sex detention

Vietnam must stop detaining drug users and sex workers without rights required under international law, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

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