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This discussion paper was commissioned by the UN in 2013 as a review of issues relating to GBV internationally and in Viet Nam. 

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The 2014 Intercensal Population and Housing Survey - a large sample survey implemented in the middle of two Population and Housing Censuses - aims to estimate population size up to district level and to collect information on fertility, mortality, migration, and other demographic characteristics of the population at provincial level. This publication which comprises the most important 50 indicators of the survey provides information for managers, policy makers, researchers, and information users in a timely fashion.

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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 publication has been prepared by UNFPA Asia Pacific Regional Office (APRO). The report concludes with a set of recommendations to combat gender discrimination and prenatal sex selection at the national and regional level. UNFPA is committed to contribute to the reduction of gender biased sex selection in affected countries, by strengthening evidence-based national policies and programmes in addressing gender inequality and sex selection at birth.

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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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