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“If you or someone you know is experiencing violence, help is available. Find out where the nearest shelter is, or call a hotline number for help!”

Friday, December 11, 2020

Interview with Linh*, hotline operator for a shelter that supports women and girls experiencing violence.

"You are not alone, we are here to help you."

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

I am working at a non-profit organization that focuses on the rights of women and children, and I am responsible for the hotline service for survivors of violence.

The 6th White Ribbon Breakfast — Ending Violence Against Women and Children Safe and Fair Migration Delivering Quality Coordinated Services in response

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

On December 1st 2020, more than 100 delegates from a wide range of the ministerial agencies and sectors including the Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, the Vietnam Women's Union, Civil Society Organization, institutions, universities, etc., of whom the majority were men, were gathering at the White Ribbon Breakfast to have discussions

Viet Nam and United Nations convenes global conference to accelerate action on global commitments on women, peace and security

Monday, December 7, 2020

As part of the continuing commemoration of 25 years of the Beijing Platform for Action on Women’s Empowerment and the 20th anniversary of landmark UN Security Council resolution 1325 on women, peace and security, high-level dignitaries, diplomats, political leaders and women organizations and peacebuilding practitioners from around the world will unite in a global event to discuss.

Orange two iconic bridges in Da Nang city to commit to eliminate violence against women and children

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Two iconic bridges of Da Nang, the Dragon Bridge and the Han River Bridge, will turn brilliant orange for an hour from the evening of November 28th to December 15th. This is the activity demonstrating Da Nang City's commitment to taking actions in elimination of violence against women and children towards building a safe and friendly Da Nang City for all local people.

Vietnamese business leaders receive UN Women awards for advancing gender equality

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Nine Vietnamese companies recognized for their policies and practices to advance gender equality in the workplace and society have received the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs) Awards.

Women’s Union helps survivors of domestic violence during COVID-19 epidemic in Viet Nam

Thursday, November 12, 2020

When Hoang Thi Thu Huong became Chairperson of Da Nang Women’s Union in July, colleagues told her that more and more women in the local communities were experiencing domestic violence under the COVID-19 lockdown. So Huong got her staff to post more information on the problem on the Da Nang Women-Listen and Share Facebook fan page, and to create a series of radio spots to tell people about the different types of violence and to show survivors how to get help.

Entrepreneurs and policymakers in Viet Nam pledge to strengthen gender-inclusive business for sustainable growth

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

The “Viet Nam Women Entrepreneurs Forum 2020,” held to celebrate Viet Nam Entrepreneurs' Day on October 13 and Viet Nam Women's Day on October 20, highlighted the unique role of private companies in advancing gender equality, a human right and prerequisite for sustainable...

Updated fairy tales promote gender equality in Vietnamese children’s books launched by UN Women

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Innovative modern fairy tale picture books on gender equality for children were launched in Viet Nam on Tuesday, in a publishing first for the country. The books were launched by UN Women and Crabit Kidbooks. Crabit Kidbooks is to donate 20 percent of proceeds to Peace House, a safe shelter and service provider supporting women and children who are victims of domestic violence, human trafficking and sexual abuse.

UN Women encourages modified budgeting to make public toilets safer for women in Ho Chi Minh City

Thursday, October 22, 2020

With more than 10 million people, Ho Chi Minh City is the country’s largest city. But it has only around 200 public toilets, and many of them are risky places for women and children. “I always have a fear of using public toilets due to the bad hygiene condition, lack of clean water, toilet paper and soap,” said Ngoc Nguyen, 35. “The restrooms for women are often small and lack bidet sprayers. I face many difficulties when I go with my sons.”

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