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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.

Male 'gender norms' may contribute to higher death rates: UN report

Half of deaths of people aged 10 to 24 in the Americas are due to murders, fatal road accidents and rising suicide rates, with men and boys the main victims.

Boy oh boy! Unseemly skirmish over a shredded mat

At the Duc But festival in Vinh Phuc Province, villagers push, pull and compete for mat pieces believed to help beget boys.
February 14, 2019 | 07:45 am GMT+7

One stitch at a time: weaving rehab for Vietnam trafficking victims

For the many H'Mong female victims of human trafficking, local textile cooperatives become the only places where they find solace from social stigma.
January 18, 2019 | 05:00 pm GMT+7

One in three UN employees have been sexually harassed: survey

A third of United Nations employees have reported experiencing sexual harassment at the world body over the last two years, according to a survey released Tuesday.
January 16, 2019 | 10:14 am GMT+7

Anti-abortion campaign slammed as sexist, moralist in Vietnam

The tenor and content of an anti-abortion campaign launched by two men has been slammed as sexist, clueless and patriarchal.
December 14, 2018 | 11:00 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

Women of Grammys strike back after controversy

'Women in music don't need to 'step up' - women have been stepping since the beginning of time.'
February 01, 2018 | 10:32 am GMT+7

Gymnastics doctor abused at least 265 women and girls, court told

'Larry Nassar is a criminal of the worst kind.'
February 01, 2018 | 10:12 am GMT+7

Far-right supporter Brigitte Bardot slams #MeToo, accusing it of 'threatening sexual freedom'

Her comment came after Catherine Deneuve sparked a worldwide feminist backlash by defending men's right to 'hit on' women.
January 18, 2018 | 09:13 am GMT+7

'Three Billboards' wins big as Golden Globes power through sex scandal

'Lady Bird' and star Saoirse Ronan won in comedy. 
January 09, 2018 | 09:06 am GMT+7

Paid less than male peers, BBC China editor quits and speaks out

Pay disclosures the British broadcaster was forced to make last July showed that two thirds of the highest earners on air were men.
January 09, 2018 | 09:04 am 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

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

It's a man's world: Women scarce in Nobel Prize annals

Women represent just 5 percent of the people honored by the Nobel prize. 
December 08, 2017 | 10:50 am GMT+7
 
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