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Vietnamese female soldiers to join forces with U.N. peacekeepers

The country supports U.N.'s notion on gender balance within the peacekeeping forces.

Success for women entrepreneurs in poor countries means enlisting men

Without the backing of men, women entrepreneurs are likely to quit, receive threats and even suffer violence.

Oxfam report highlights gender bias in Vietnamese media

A gap still exists between what journalists believe about equality and how they actually portray women.
February 22, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Google employee's anti-diversity memo prompts company rebuke

'Google’s left bias has created a politically correct monoculture' which prevented honest discussion of the issue.
August 07, 2017 | 09:12 am GMT+7

Sexist school textbooks holding back gender equality in Vietnam: report

'Male-dominant content and images in textbooks can shape our children's mindsets and slow down the process of achieving gender equality in society.'
August 29, 2017 | 02:40 pm GMT+7

'A Nasty Boy' tests Nigeria's masculinity

Make no mistake -- Nigeria's 'A Nasty Boy' is not a gay online magazine.
September 01, 2017 | 11:48 am GMT+7

In glossy Bollywood, stories of ordinary Indian women shine

'Bollywood is a male-dominated industry but there is a sudden influx of women-oriented films that are also doing well.'
September 20, 2017 | 11:38 am GMT+7

Gender is new battleground in culture wars

Gender fluidity has become a hot-button issue in the culture wars. 
October 06, 2017 | 10:38 am GMT+7

Speaking of gender: some terms explained

Transgender, LGBT, intersex: the vocabulary of gender identity is evolving as societies move away from limited labels of male and female towards more fluid self-expression.
October 07, 2017 | 07:58 am GMT+7

Gender inequality widening after decade of progress: WEF

Equality in the workplace has only slipped further from view.
November 02, 2017 | 09:18 am GMT+7

UK schools go gender neutral to stop bullying

Education and health administrators say they are finding that more children today are questioning their gender identity.
December 13, 2017 | 09:30 am GMT+7

S. Korean actress confronts taboos with abuse allegations

The actress accused Kim Ki-Duk of sexual misconducts. 
December 15, 2017 | 05:30 pm GMT+7

BBC women denounce unequal pay as heat rises for broadcaster

The complaints by BBC Women, a group of 170 staff, were sent to parliament's media committee.
January 30, 2018 | 08:16 am GMT+7

Online harassment takes 'heavy toll' on women politicians: report

Women politicians are judged more harshly online than their male peers on appearance and marital status.
March 13, 2018 | 09:27 am GMT+7

Rainbow flags and high heels: S. Korea holds debut drag parade

Same-sex marriage is not recognized in South Korea and people cannot legally change their birth gender.
May 27, 2018 | 02:06 pm GMT+7
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