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The report provides a general overview of the situation of youth and their development between 2015-2018. The report can also be used as a scientific basis for studying and developing youth development policies.

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This regional technical guidance note was developed for the UNFPA Asia-Pacific Regional Office (APRO) and Asia-Pacific Country Offices to provide guidance on older persons, health workers, and caregivers to enable effective support to each member state and to guide engagement with relevant partners in preparing for and responding to the COVID-19 epidemic

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In order to make the collected data from the Census to become talking figures, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Viet Nam has collaborated with the General Statistics Office (GSO) to organize the photo voice exhibition “Stories behind the data”. This is a three-month journey through eight provinces and cities of Viet Nam, including Ha Giang, Ha Noi, Bac Giang, Quang Tri, Soc Trang, Ninh Thuan, Tien Giang, and Ho Chi Minh City, conducted by two photographers Mr. Nguyen Minh Duc and Mr. Vu Ngoc Dung.

This photo voice exhibition consists of 23 stories on nine topics: Education, Youth and Employment, Fertility, Son Preference, Early Marriage, Migration, Disability, Population Ageing and Housing.

Those 23 sets of photos and stories are thoughtful stories about the lives of people from all regions of the country. This photo voice exhibition on the 2019 Population and Housing Census highlights those inspiring stories, creating a diverse picture about the issues of social concern.

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The 2019 Population and Housing Census collected basic information on the demographics of over 96.2 million people who were primary residents of nearly 26.9 million households in Viet Nam at 0:00 a.m. on 1 April 2019. To supplement information gathered on fertility, mortality, and migration, data on labor and employment and household living conditions was collected from the sample survey of 9% of households nationwide (approximately 8.2 million persons living in more than 2.3 million households). This publication presents the process of preparing and organising data collection together with the Census results.

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These infographics provide some key indicators from the 2019 Census results.

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UNFPA is committed to enabling events at which everyone can participate in an inclusive, respectful and safe environment. UNFPA events are guided by the highest ethical and professional standards, and all participants are expected to behave with integrity and respect towards all participants attending or involved with any UNFPA event.

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The organizations of the United Nations system are committed to enabling events at which everyone can participate in an inclusive, respectful and safe environment. UN system events are guided by the highest ethical and professional standards, and all participants are expected to behave with integrity and respect towards all participants attending or involved with any UN system event.

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This country profile was developed by the United Nations Population Fund in Viet Nam as part of the UNFPA Global Programme to Prevent Son Preference and the Undervaluing of Girls: Improving the sex ratio at birth in select countries in Asia and the Caucasus. The profile was prepared based on the data, information and results of various population surveys and census, and studies conducted by various partner institutions in Viet Nam, namely the Ministry of Health/General Office for Population and Family Planning, the General Statistics Office, the Parliamentary Committee for Social Affairs (PCSA), and the Vietnamese Fatherland Front.

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This policy report published by Viet Nam National Committee on Ageing (VNCA), with the support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) under the VNM9P03 project, “Supporting Viet Namese agencies in the provision and use of data on population and development and evidence to develop and monitor plans, strategies and policies for economic and social development, and sustainable development goals 2017-2021”. It provides an overall situation analysis on ageing in Viet Nam and recommendations to the Government of Viet Nam on the need for developing a comprehensive national policy to respond to population ageing issues and prepare for a well adaptation of the country in the aged population context.

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This factsheet provides key data and information on the Global Programme to Prevent Son Preference and the Undervaluing of Girls.  The programme will contribute to addressing the imbalance in sex ratio via strengthening evidence-based national policies and programmes to
tackle son preference, low value of girls and gender inequalities resulting in gender-biased sex selection in identified countries of prevalence in Asia (Bangladesh, Nepal and Viet Nam) and the Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia).

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