Vietnam launches action month on gender equality 2020

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(VOVWORLD) - The 2020 National Action Month on Gender Equality and Violence Prevention and Control launched in Hai Phong on Friday.
Vietnam launches action month on gender equality 2020 - ảnh 1 At the launch ceremony of 2020 Action Month on gender equality and violence prevention and control (Photo:

The action month which will run through the middle of December is held annually, and themed  “Ending violence against women and children” this year.

Deputy Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs Nguyen Thi Ha said Vietnam is improving legal framework so women can access and participate more in national politics, economics, culture, and social activities.

Vietnam has been internationally recognized for its achievements in gender equality, ranking 68th out of 166 countries in the Gender Development Index.

Vietnam is one of ten countries to best perform the fifth target of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals on advancing gender equality and empowering all women and girls.