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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.

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.

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 Kim Ngan. 
April 06, 2016 | 11:10 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
June 17, 2017 | 08:00 pm GMT+7

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.
September 13, 2017 | 05:47 pm GMT+7

Vietnam among leaders in APEC countries for female science graduates

Around 41 percent of Vietnamese science graduates are female, compared with just 32 percent in the U.S.
October 03, 2017 | 11:26 am GMT+7

Cairo named most dangerous megacity for women, London best: poll

Tokyo ranks as safest in terms of sexual violence, where Delhi and Sao Paulo are the worst.
October 17, 2017 | 09:17 am GMT+7

Director Brett Ratner accused of harassment as Hollywood scandal grows

Ratner is one of Hollywood's most successful directors and producers whose films include 'X-Men: The Last Stand' and 'Horrible Bosses.'
November 02, 2017 | 09:05 am GMT+7
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