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Viet Nam's record on economic growth and poverty reduction over the last two decades has been remarkable. However, between 2010 and 2012, income increased for most age groups except for those between 65 and 80 years. 

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The brief emphasizes that son preference and the practice of sex selection in Viet Nam lie behind the skewed sex ratio at birth, and that both are deeply rooted in the male-oriented kinship system in Viet Nam.To address the issues that are at the root of the skewed sex ratio at birth, critical reflection on the country’s cultural traditions in the domain of family and childbearing is needed. Furthermore, health providers’ illegal provision of fetal sex determination and sex selection must also be addressed.
 

 

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 A workshop on “Statistical Training in Universities: national and international experiences and the way forward” was organized in Ha Noi on 13-14 November 2013 by the General Statistics Office (GSO) - Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) 

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It also outlines the  collective UN strengths in working with national counterparts, the international community and private sector to improve the lives of young people, summarizing UN’s key directions in working towards better outcomes for young people in Viet Nam.

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In 2013, the UNFPA, in partnership with GSO and MOLISA, commissioned a secondary analysis of data from the National Study on Domestic Violence, which was conducted by GSO in 2010. 

 

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This booklet aims to provide a brief socio-economic profile of disability in Viet Nam based on the 15 per cent sample of the 2009 Viet Nam Population and Housing Census data. 

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The Youth Law was promulgated by the National Assembly in 2005 and taken effect from 1st July 2006

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The report is the product of a collaboration of over twenty United Nations entities and major international organizations working in the area of population ageing. It analyses the current situation of older persons and reviews progress in policies and actions taken by governments and other stakeholders since the Second World Assembly on Ageing in implementing the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing to respond to the opportunities and challenges of an ageing world. It provides many inspiring examples of innovative programmes that successfully address ageing issues and the concerns of older persons.
 

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In line with the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) 1994, Viet Nam’s national strategies on population and reproductive health contain policies and programmes aim to improve the sexual and reproductive health of the population.

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This Lessons Learned Paper identifies the strengths and weaknesses of the piloted intervention model, and analyzes whether the model, or components of the model, can be replicated nationwide. 

 
 
 

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