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Results of the 2019 Census on Population and Housing in Viet Nam

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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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Infographics on some key findings of the 2019 Population and Housing Census

Technical Reports and Document

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

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Code of conduct: To Prevent Harassment, Including Sexual Harassment, at UNFPA events

Technical Reports and Document

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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UN system Model Code of Conduct

Technical Reports and Document

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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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

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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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Towards a comprehenstive national policy for an ageing in Viet Nam

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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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Global Programme to Prevent Son Preference and the Undervaluing of Girls

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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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The imbalanced Sex Ratio at Birth in Viet Nam: New insights and policy recommendations

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The sex ratio at birth (SRB) is defined as the number of male children being born per 100 females. The biologically normal SRB lies between 102 and 106. In Viet Nam, the SRB was still at the biologically normal level in the year 2000, but rose to 110.5 by 2009 and to 112.2 by 2016. In some provinces, this figure was as high as 117 male children per 100 female children. This policy brief presents new information on the skewed SRB in Viet Nam and its socio-cultural context, offering an analysis of recent demographic developments and research-based recommendations for ways forward.

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Key findings from the National Internal Migration Survey conducted in 2015

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This document consists of five factsheets, provides some key information on internal migration in Viet Nam based on the data analysis from the National Internal Migration Survey conducted in 2015. The factsheet also provides some policy recommendations that aim to take advantage of the benefits of migration for socio-economic development in Viet Nam, as well as ensuring migrants’ rights to access basic social services in destination areas.

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Ending Gender-Based Violence at Home in Viet Nam

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This brief proposes measures to strengthen the impact of the Domestic Violence Prevention and Control Law (DVPC Law) in Viet Nam. The findings are based primarily on the joint Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism (MoCST) and UNFPA 2016 review of the DVPC Law.  The review looked not only at implementation of the law but also at how reflective it is of international norms and standards, and at the lessons learned from the pilot Minimum Intervention Package (MIP) programme.

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