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This study was first of its kind in Nepal and Viet Nam that explored men's attitudes on a wide range of issues related to gender equality, son preference, the levels and types of intimate partner violence and knowledge and attitude toward laws and policies related to women's right. The study affirms that high son preference, conservative gender roles and inequitable attitudes persist in both countries.

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The report is the product of a collaboration of over twenty United Nations entities and major international organizations working in the area of population ageing. It analyses the current situation of older persons and reviews progress in policies and actions taken by governments and other stakeholders since the Second World Assembly on Ageing in implementing the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing to respond to the opportunities and challenges of an ageing world. It provides many inspiring examples of innovative programmes that successfully address ageing issues and the concerns of older persons.

 

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The purpose of these advocacy briefs is to raise public awareness and political commitment of stakeholders to improve universal access to sexual reproductive health and speed up progress towards achieving the targets of International Conference on Population and Development and the Millennium Development Goals, with an emphasis on MDG5

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This report presents key findings drawn from a qualitative study exploring the perception and utilization of female comdoms among female migrant workers in Viet Nam. Data collection for the study was gathered in six industrial zones covering one city and two provinces, namely Da Nang, Tien Giang and Phu Tho, from June 21 to July 10, 2011. 

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In line with the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) 1994, Viet Nam’s national strategies on population and reproductive health contain policies and programmes aim to improve the sexual and reproductive health of the population.

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The monograph “Age-sex structure and marital status of the population in Viet Nam” was developed using the data of the 15% sample survey which was included in the VNPHC 2009 in order to provide the readers with the most up-do-date information about Viet Nam’s age-sex structure and marital status.

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This factsheet presents key highlights of the current education and training situation in Viet Nam based on the 2009 Population and Housing Census and other relevant data. 

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The monograph “Education in Vietnam: An analysis of key indicators” was developed using data from the 15% sample survey which was included in the 2009 Population and Housing Census in order to provide readers with the most up-do-date information about the situation of education in Vietnam’s population.

 

 

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This report reflects the outcomes of the "Review of Reproductive Health policies for Ethnic Minority People" conducted by the Institute for Population and Social Affairs (National Economic University) between July 2008 and August 2009.

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Sex ratio imbalance at birth has affected several countries in the Asia and Pacific Region, including China, South Korea and India. Also Viet Nam has recently experienced an unusually rapid rise in the sex ratio at birth (SRB). The overall objective of this research is to provide evidence for policy dialogue, to develop new and refine the existing interventions and policy developments on son preference and sex ratio at birth.

 

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