There has been much public concern of late in the rise in domestic violence cases in Vietnam.
lundi 1 avril 2013
dimanche 31 mars 2013
The number of women in leadership positions in political organisations, including the National Assembly and Government, has yet to reach its full potential, said Deputy Head of the Vietnam Women’s Union Nguyen Thi Thu Ha.
dimanche 17 février 2013
Police in the Mekong Delta province of Tay Ninh have arrested 13 people belonging to two gangs for allegedly "trafficking" 60 Vietnamese women to China.
LOI — They had no plan to break barriers or cause trouble. But 30 years ago in this bucolic village in northern Vietnam, the fierce determination of one group of women to become mothers upended centuries-old gender rules and may have helped open the door for a nation to redefine parenthood.
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.
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.
lundi 17 septembre 2012
A Hanoi court Saturday awarded jail terms of up to 13 years to a group of six youths for trafficking and selling Vietnamese women to Chinese brothels.
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 6 novembre 2011
HO CHI MINH CITY - The trouble for Henry Liem begins every time he prepares to return to his homeland. Getting the required visa from the Vietnamese government is a breeze. It's the "second visa" - from his wife worried that he will stray over there - that requires diplomatic skills.
mercredi 19 octobre 2011
A woman cut off her husband's penis with a pair of scissors and threw the severed member into a river in revenge for his affair with another woman and his physical abuse, police in Taiwan said Sunday.
dimanche 16 octobre 2011
SEOUL — A South Korean has been arrested for arranging sham marriages between homeless men and visa-seeking Vietnamese women, an immigration official said Friday.
mardi 4 octobre 2011
Among countries that have been exporting workers to Japan, the Japan International Manpower Development Organisation (IM Japan) has decided to only recruit female workers from Vietnam, the Board for Management of Vietnamese Workers in Japan has said.
mardi 6 septembre 2011
Just a few months after getting married, Nguyen Thu Trang knew that she had made a big mistake. But, in a Confucian society that places a high value on female obedience to men, she was fearful about how her family and friends would react if she sought a divorce.
lundi 1 août 2011
Hanoi - When Tran Thi Thu Hang's husband saw a male servant plucking her grey hairs, he flew into a jealous rage and subjected her to a vicious 15-hour attack.
vendredi 1 juillet 2011
Three women in southern Vietnam have been sentenced to prison for trafficking women to China.
samedi 26 février 2011
BANGKOK — Fourteen Vietnamese women, seven of them pregnant, have been rescued from an "illegal and inhuman" surrogate baby breeding ring in Thailand, officials said Thursday.
dimanche 5 décembre 2010
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.
lundi 29 novembre 2010
One out of three Vietnamese women say they have suffered physical or sexual violence from their husbands at some time in their lives, according to a study released Friday.
jeudi 5 août 2010
VINH LONG, Vietnam — After 30 minutes of discussion it was settled. Le would become his bride.
mercredi 28 juillet 2010
Clamping down on illegal marriage brokers who send Vietnamese brides overseas would be difficult, a government spokeswoman said Thursday after a mentally-ill South Korean killed his new bride.
vendredi 18 juin 2010
Vietnam on Wednesday defended its efforts against human trafficking, after the United States placed it on a watch list.
jeudi 11 mars 2010
HA NOI - Viet Nam has made great strides in terms of economic performance, but at the same time, there are signs of rising economic inequality and disparity in the country.
lundi 22 février 2010
HANOI - When the 21-year-old Vu Thanh Huyen left her hometown with the hope of changing her life by marrying a "rich Chinese man", least she knew that she will be contracted HIV/AIDS from her husband.
jeudi 9 avril 2009
Hanoi - Police in Ho Chi Minh City arrested a man for running an illegal marriage brokerage that matched Vietnamese women and South Korean men, a policeman said Thursday.
jeudi 12 mars 2009
Hanoi - Vietnamese police have arrested a woman accused of trafficking young women to brothels in Malaysia, a police official said Tuesday. Police arrested Nguyen Anh Dung, 43, at Ho Chi Minh City's international airport Sunday as she was helping three women in their 20s check in for a flight to Malaysia.
samedi 14 février 2009
Police in HCM City have broken up an illegal marriage brokerage that matched Vietnamese women and South Korean men, Vietnamese Press reported yesterday.
samedi 10 janvier 2009
HANOI - Vietnam plans to set up an overseas marriage brokerage to regulate a sector now run by illegal matchmakers accused of humiliating women and fueling abuse, the communist government said on Thursday.
vendredi 2 janvier 2009
A court in communist Vietnam has jailed five people for up to 17 years for trafficking women to Malaysia and forcing them to work as commercial sex workers, a court official and media reports said Tuesday.
mardi 30 décembre 2008
HANOI — A court in communist Vietnam has jailed five people for up to 17 years for trafficking women to Malaysia and forcing them to work as prostitutes, a court official and media reports said Tuesday.
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