Son Preference in Viet Nam: Ancient desires, advancing technologies

Qualitative research report to better understand the rapidly rising sex ratio at birth in Viet Nam

No. of pages: 60

Publication date: 2011

Author: UNFPA

UNFPA would like to introduce this valuable document to policy makers, managers, professional, researchers and others who are concerned about population and gender issues in Viet Nam. Evidence presented in this paper comes at a critical time, as Viet Nam is now preparing a number of important policy and legal documents as well as intervention programmes on this important gender issue which will have implications for many years to come.

UNFPA would like to introduce this valuable document to policy makers, managers, professional, researchers and others who are concerned about population and gender issues in Viet Nam. Evidence presented in this paper comes at a critical time, as Viet Nam is now preparing a number of important policy and legal documents as well as intervention programmes on this important gender issue which will have implications for many years to come.