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7 March 2014
Press Release

International Women’s Day 2014 – Equality for women and girls is progress for all

Ha Noi, 7 March 2014 - The importance of gender equality in achieving progress for all was stressed today at a key policy dialogue held by the United... Read more

25 November 2013
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Campaign 16 days of activism to end violence against women officially opened

Ha Noi, 25 November 2013 – A policy dialogue on Prevention and Control of Violence against women and girls was held in Ha Noi today by the Ministry... Read more

22 November 2013
Press Release

Real men say "NO" to violence against women and girls

HA NOI, 22 November 2013 – Violence against women and girls constitutes one of the gravest violations of women's and girls' human rights. It also undermines family stability and solidarity.... Read more

25 September 2013
Press Release

Looking at both challenges and opportunities is the best recipe for success as the population in Viet Nam rapidly grows older

Ha Noi, 25 September 2013 – The world is growing old fast. In the next 10 years, the number of people over 60 years of age will surpass one billion. Population ageing presents societies with great... Read more

23 September 2013
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The new population law should respond to the opportunities and challenges of population dynamics

Ha Noi, 23 September 2013 - Mr. Arthur Erken, UNFPA Representative in Viet Nam shared his opinions with the Family and Society newspaper's... Read more

19 September 2013
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Opinion Editorial: Building Better Lives through a Population and Development Agenda

Half a century ago, the world was warned of the imminent explosion of “the population bomb.” There were fears that humanity would suffer mass... Read more

12 August 2013
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Message from Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Excecutive Director on International Youth Day

Today, we have the largest generation of young people the world has ever seen, with more than 40 per cent of the world’s population under the age of... Read more

11 July 2013
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Message from Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Excecutive Director on World Population Day

There are over 600 million girls in the world today, more than 500 million of them in developing countries. They are shaping humanity’s present and... Read more

11 July 2013
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More than a third of young Vietnamese lack acess to contraception

HA NOI, 11 July 2013 – In the past decade, although Viet Nam has made impressive progress on reducing maternal mortality and increasing access to... Read more

10 July 2013
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More than a third of Vietnamese young people still lack access to contraceptives - Improving access to sex education and services holds key to preventing teenage pregnancy

HA NOI, 10 July 2013 – With 16 million girls aged 15-19 giving birth each year worldwide, complications from pregnancy and child birth continue to be... Read more

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