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Entrenched sexism root of Vietnam's gender skew

Long-standing sexist attitudes have caused a gender imbalance in Vietnam, a United Nations expert says.

Domestic violence an under-reported problem in Vietnam

Like it or not, domestic violence happens far more often than reported in Vietnam, experts say.

Forced pregnancies, fetus sex choice tantamount to domestic violence: conference

The ambit of Vietnam’s domestic violence law should be expanded to include coerced pregnancies and other offences, officials say.
October 27, 2018 | 03:52 pm GMT+7

Movie producer Weinstein to surrender on sex assault charges

More than 70 women have accused him of sexual misconduct spanning decades.
May 25, 2018 | 08:16 am GMT+7

Listening to women's voices in Vietnam's energy debate

'There was very little involvement of the civil society in the government’s energy plans,' said a female activist.
May 05, 2018 | 08:48 am GMT+7

China's 'men only' job culture slammed in new report

Several job adverts reflect 'traditional and deeply discriminatory views' that women are less capable than men.'
April 23, 2018 | 04:14 pm GMT+7

France to 'name and shame' companies that pay women less

'No one wants to be bottom of the class on this issue,' French president Macron said.
March 08, 2018 | 10:16 pm GMT+7

Tourists in Hanoi discuss International Women's Day

'There should be an International Men's Day too!'
March 08, 2018 | 09:23 pm GMT+7

10 years on, Femen movement struggles to maintain momentum

Many are unsure what Femen stood for.
March 06, 2018 | 03:55 pm GMT+7

Women march again to protest against harassment, violence and Trump

From London, Paris, Berlin, Madrid to Los Angeles, New York and Washington, thousands march down the streets to protest against Trump and sexism. 
January 22, 2018 | 01:43 pm GMT+7

Beirut activists hold vigil in tribute to murdered women

Women paid tribute to women, after a British diplomat and three Lebanese women were murdered in Lebanon last week. 
December 24, 2017 | 09:32 am GMT+7

When Women Rule: 'No girl should be a gift to a rapist,' says Jordan MP fighting for women

Wafa Mustaga, Jordan's "Iron Lady", says more focus should be put on women's rights in Arab world. 
October 26, 2017 | 09:17 am GMT+7

Movie Night: Lipstick Under My Burkha

Screening of Alankrita Shrivastava's latest film on women. 
October 06, 2017 | 06:20 pm GMT+7

Violence against girls 'accepted part of being female' - report

From girls being coerced to have sex in exchange for school books to being forced into marriage, violence against girls is seen as an accepted part of being female.
October 02, 2017 | 03:33 pm GMT+7

Japan's cool Koike: Media-savvy feminist politician with stomach for a fight

Fluent in English and Arabic, Koike projects an image as an internationalist rarely seen in navel-gazing Japanese politics.
September 27, 2017 | 12:23 pm GMT+7
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