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lundi 24 septembre 2018

Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh becomes first female president of Vietnam

Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh will be the acting president until the National Assembly elects a new leader

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jeudi 12 juillet 2018

How women are leading a rugby renaissance in Laos, with the help of Hong Kong

After practising on a parking lot, the team come to Hong Kong with the diminutive Lao Khang proving an ‘absolute inspiration to all women’

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dimanche 17 juin 2018

From Vietnam, without love : the child brides of China

In the rural mountains of Vietnam, young girls are disappearing from their homes with increasing regularity. Many turn up across the border, sold as wives for the price of a buffalo

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dimanche 10 juin 2018

In Vietnam, traffickers getting high-tech using phones to lure girls

Human traffickers are getting more sophisticated – using high tech methods such as mobile phones and social media accounts to target young girls in remote mountainous areas leaving enforcements agencies with a mountain to climb to keep the girls safe.

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mardi 3 avril 2018

Vietnam's sex industry and the sticky subject of legalizing it

'Sex workers should have the right to make a living, contribute to society, and enjoy welfare in terms of healthcare and education.'

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dimanche 25 mars 2018

Ingrained bias prevents female rape victims in Vietnam from seeking justice

Girls who appeared physically unhurt were told to stay quiet so they can find husbands.

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lundi 26 février 2018

Grooms and guests for hire in Vietnam

Kha’s wedding day looked perfect from the outside but she was hiding a dark secret : the 27-year-old was three months pregnant and her husband was fake, hired for a staged wedding to avoid the social stigma of becoming a single mother.

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jeudi 11 janvier 2018

‘Too hard for girls’: IT student defies Vietnam’s gender norms

Just a short three years ago, Pham Thu Huong had no email address, no Facebook account, and no time ever spent at the internet cafes that sprout like weeds around Vietnam. In fact, she had almost never laid her hands on a computer.

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dimanche 31 décembre 2017

VietJet defends 'Bikini' calendar as risqué marketing ploy prompts backlash

Vietnam’s VietJet Aviation said on Thursday it was standing by a controversial “bikini” calendar, a marketing ploy featuring scantily clad female models that has prompted criticism in conservative Southeast Asia and beyond.

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vendredi 20 octobre 2017

Gender inequality slows VN economy

The benefit of gender equality for the economy should be evident.

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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 23 mai 2017

Helping Vietnam step up its anti-human trafficking fight

China has said that the number of cross-border human trafficking cases dropped slightly last year, thanks to intensified efforts by China and Vietnam.

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vendredi 6 janvier 2017

Vietnam's human trafficking victims rise 13 pct in 2016

Police received reports of 1,128 victims last year, but only rescued around half of them.

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jeudi 11 août 2016

Fair Beauty – Vietnam’s obsession with white skin

For most Vietnamese women, white skin is synonymous with feminine beauty, sophistication and high social status, and many of them cover themselves completely even in the middle of summer in order to protect their fair complexion from the sun’s rays.

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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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lundi 18 avril 2016

Vietnamese girls smuggled into China and sold as child brides

"When I woke up I didn't know that I was in China." Lan remembers the night that changed her whole life.

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mardi 16 février 2016

Vietnamese man accused of selling pregnant girlfriend, 6 others to China

Police in the northern province of Lang Son have arrested a 34-year-old man who they said sold seven women including his girlfriend to China.

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vendredi 25 décembre 2015

Women worker reproductive health spending an investment

At labour-intensive manufacturing firms that depend mostly on women workers, employees' sexual and reproductive health issues have an impact on cost, productivity, workers' loyalty, and labour relations, experts have said.

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dimanche 31 mai 2015

Female DJs overcome prejudices to play music, earn living in Vietnam

Since they wear sexy clothes to display more skin during performances and lead lives of ‘night working and day sleeping,’ female disc jockeys, or DJs, in Vietnam have to overcome social stigma which often leads to them being misunderstood as call girls.

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lundi 25 mai 2015

Code to combat sexual harassment at work launched

A code of conduct to prevent sexual harassment at work was issued today by the Ministry of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Viet Nam.

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dimanche 8 mars 2015

Many job ads in Vietnam don't even try to hide gender bias

One in five job postings in Vietnam includes a gender requirement that usually favors male applicants, shutting women out of higher-skilled and better-paid jobs, according to a new study.

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vendredi 23 janvier 2015

7 women returned to Vietnam after being abducted, sold as brides

A total of seven women abducted from Vietnam were handed over by Chinese police officers to police in Vietnam at the Dongxing Port in Guangxi yesterday.

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vendredi 26 décembre 2014

Hanoi to introduce women-only buses during peak hours

The capital city administration plans to operate women-only buses on certain routes during peak hours on trial basis as a move to counter sexual harassment and stealing.

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jeudi 11 décembre 2014

Runaway brides from Vietnam vanish after marrying men from poor area in rural China

Police in China are seeking more than 100 Vietnamese brides who vanished after marrying bachelors from a poor rural area, with reports saying an organised ring could be behind the disappearances.

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lundi 18 août 2014

Chinese seek brides in Vietnam, paying RM10,000 to RM18,000

Vietnamese bride Nguyen Thi Hang (right) and fellow Vietnamese bride Vu Thi Hong Thuy resting in the shop where Hang works in Weijian village, in China's Henan province. More than 20 Vietnamese brides have found new lives in the poverty-stricken rural township, the beneficiaries and sometimes victims of a trade serving farmers who cannot attract local partners in the face of a huge gender imbalance.

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dimanche 27 juillet 2014

As Vietnam's women go abroad, dads tend the home

VU HOI — When his wife moved to Taiwan nine years ago to work as a maid — earning far more than she could in the rice paddies of this northern Vietnamese hamlet — Pham Duc Viet took over the household chores and raised their two children on top of his regular work as a farmer and carpenter.

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dimanche 17 novembre 2013

Vietnam bans hiring of women for 77 unhealthy jobs

Vietnam’s labor ministry has prohibited employers from hiring women in general for 38 jobs; and hiring pregnant women or those raising babies under one year old for another 39 jobs in a bid to protect them from the “health-threatening” jobs.

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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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lundi 1 avril 2013

Increase in domestic violence in Vietnam

There has been much public concern of late in the rise in domestic violence cases in Vietnam.

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dimanche 31 mars 2013

Vietnam aims for more female leadership posts

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.

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