Hanoi (VNA) – A 2019 study has showed “bright spots” on the issue related violence against women in Vietnam, especially young women who are now raising a stronger voice against violence compared to a decade ago. The national study on violence against women, jointly conducted by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, the General Statistics Office under the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Australian Embassy in Vietnam, was released on July 14 in Hanoi, providing updated data on violence against women in Vietnam. At present, Vietnam is the only country worldwide to have successfully conducted a second study on violence against women, using the World Health Organisation (WHO)’s multinational study methods on women’s health and domestic violence. The country and its partners pledge to maintain the effective settlement of and put an end to violence against women based on progress achieved in recent … [Read more...] about Vietnam advised to invest in youths to eliminate violence against women
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International students continue to demonstrate a strong interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. More than half (52 per cent) of all international students pursued STEM majors. Despite a 4.4 per cent decline, engineering remains the most popular major for international students with one in every five pursuing studies in this field. … [Read more...] about US hosts over one million international students for fifth consecutive year
Demand stimulus in the current state of the Vietnamese economy in the short term should come with a pro-consumption policy - PHOTO: THANH HOA Private sector consumption is a major growth driver of the Vietnamese economy. It is all the more important as the Covid-19 pandemic has sent global demand plummeting and countries worldwide imposing travel restrictions. In an economy with a large population, low income, and a high rate of savings like Vietnam, which policy shall be adopted to stimulate demand in a sensible way? … [Read more...] about Demand stimulus: where to begin?
“For years, we’ve seen countless businesses around the world benefiting from the use of digital tools. Not only do they gain new skills, they now have the ability to reach new customers beyond their shores which ultimately helps to keep their businesses going,” she said. … [Read more...] about Digital literacy training available to 65,000 microfinance clients in Vietnam
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