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Vietnam scrutinizes why so many women are being fired from industrial zones

Women aged over 35 accounted for 80 percent of factory workers who were fired or quit last year.

Vietnam a rare bright spot for women as men continue to rule corporate Asia

Seats at the table: A new study by Deloitte has found that gender diversity in Asian boardrooms is very low.

Vietnam ranked among top 10 countries in women business ownership - report

In Vietnam, many women are engaged in entrepreneurship "out of necessity or opportunity."
April 10, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Poor Vietnamese women lining the pockets of world’s richest men - Oxfam

'Stark inequality' has been observed in the garment industry.
March 09, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Women at work around the world

Reuters photographers have been speaking with women in a range of professions around the world about their experiences of gender inequality.
March 08, 2017 | 05:06 pm GMT+7

Marches kick off across world ahead of International Women's Day

Women have started marking International Women's Day with marches in cities across the world to highlight issues from equal pay to access to abortion.
March 06, 2017 | 02:22 pm GMT+7

Why women should ditch Women’s Day

The celebration of privileges has become a bigger brand than any woman herself.
March 06, 2017 | 02:21 pm GMT+7

59 percent of women in Vietnam mentally abused by partners: study

Six percent of the women surveyed said they had considered committing suicide.
November 09, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Vietnamese women contribute 110 million hours of unpaid work each day

Women work harder and spend less time on recreational activities than men.
October 24, 2016 | 02:58 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese female politicians’ battle to the top: what makes it extra hard?

“Congratulations sister! You’re our hope and pride!” read Nguyen Thi Tu’s comment on Facebook addressed to the first woman elected to chair the National Assembly (NA), Nguyen Thi ...
April 06, 2016 | 11:10 am GMT+7

Female NA candidates receive pre-election training

Fifty female candidates standing for the upcoming National Assembly (NA) for the first time are on a training course being held in Hanoi from April 4-6.
April 05, 2016 | 05:29 pm GMT+7

A satirical take on sexism: Vietnam vs Europe

Last year, cartoonists in Vietnam and Europe picked up their pens and brushes to speak up about sexism. The result? Perhaps sexism is not that different across the globe.
March 24, 2016 | 11:59 pm GMT+7