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dimanche 17 février 2013

13 seized as 2 women-trafficking rings smashed in Vietnam

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.

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A tiny village where women chose to be single mothers

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.

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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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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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lundi 17 septembre 2012

Vietnam jails six youth for selling women to Chinese brothels

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.

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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 6 novembre 2011

Vietnamese-American women place strict rules on men returning to homeland

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.

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mercredi 19 octobre 2011

Vietnamese woman cuts off Taiwan husband's penis

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.

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dimanche 16 octobre 2011

S. Korean homeless used in Vietnam marriage scam

SEOUL — A South Korean has been arrested for arranging sham marriages between homeless men and visa-seeking Vietnamese women, an immigration official said Friday.

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mardi 4 octobre 2011

Japan to favour female employees from Vietnam

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.

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mardi 6 septembre 2011

Vietnam sees more women filing for divorce

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.

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lundi 1 août 2011

Abused women face legal, cultural challenges in Vietnam

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.

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vendredi 1 juillet 2011

Vietnam jails 3 for trafficking women to China

Three women in southern Vietnam have been sentenced to prison for trafficking women to China.

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samedi 26 février 2011

Thai police free women from surrogate baby ring

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.

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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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lundi 29 novembre 2010

Study : domestic violence is widespread in Vietnam

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.

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jeudi 5 août 2010

Vietnamese brides flock to South Korea

VINH LONG, Vietnam — After 30 minutes of discussion it was settled. Le would become his bride.

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mercredi 28 juillet 2010

Clamping down on illegal marriage brokers difficult

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.

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vendredi 18 juin 2010

Vietnam defends effort against human trafficking

Vietnam on Wednesday defended its efforts against human trafficking, after the United States placed it on a watch list.

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jeudi 11 mars 2010

Sexism rampant in Viet Nam

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.

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lundi 22 février 2010

Vietnam needs adequate regulations on foreign marriage

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.

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jeudi 9 avril 2009

Unlicensed marriage broker arrested in Vietnam

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.

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jeudi 12 mars 2009

Vietnam police arrest woman for human trafficking

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.

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samedi 14 février 2009

Unlicensed marriage brokers arrested

Police in HCM City have broken up an illegal marriage brokerage that matched Vietnamese women and South Korean men, Vietnamese Press reported yesterday.

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samedi 10 janvier 2009

Vietnam planning to set up overseas marriage brokerage

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.

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vendredi 2 janvier 2009

Vietnam jails five for trafficking women to Malaysia

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.

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mardi 30 décembre 2008

Vietnam jails five for trafficking women to Malaysia

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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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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vendredi 5 décembre 2008

Vietnam police arrest seven in women-trafficking gang

Further probe will be conducted into a human trafficking ring that has reportedly snared at least 100 women and sold them to men in several Asian countries and territory over the last three-years, police said Monday.

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