Gender and Society Newsletter No. 27 - March 2017

When a girl reaches age 10, her world changes 

The Gender and Society Research Center - Hoa Sen University held a lecture on "Gender and Environmental History" presented by Professor Mart Stewart and the writer Ly Lan on March 10, 2017, Hoa Sen University.

March 3, 2017, the occasion of the annual memorial-day celebration - on February 6, 2017 by the Lunar calendar - commemorated the two Trung Sisters. The Gender and Society Research Center (GAS) at Hoa Sen University thereby organized a seminar with the theme: “The Trung Sisters’ Resistance and its Inspiration for Future Generations” which was presented by guest-speaker and Historian Tran Viet Ngac. 

On February 10, 2017, on celebrating the Lunar New Year 2017, the Intellectual Women’s Association of Ho Chi Minh City (IWAH) organized a spring meeting to review the activities implemented in 2016

On December 9, 2016 the National Committee for the Advancement of Women (NCFAW) in Viet Nam, in collaboration with the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women), organized a workshop entitled “Intervention Program for Improving the Quality of Life for Women and Girls in Ho Chi Minh City”

In many parts of the developing world, contraception and family planning are sensitive issues. But what happens when communities ask for it themselves?

Medical social workers play an important role in healthcare settings by addressing the needs of individuals and families. On November 26, 2016, the Department of Social Work, University of Social Sciences and Humanities of Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) organized a seminar entitled “Social Work in Hospitals – The Theoretical Issues and Practice” with the representatives of agencies for healthcare, general hospitals, universities and vocational schools

Gender and Society Newsletter No. 26 - December 2016

To celebrate the seventy-first anniversary of the establishment of Geology in Viet Nam, the Trade Union of the General Department of Geology and Minerals of Viet Nam organized a contest entitled "Charming Geology Staff of 2016" on September 30, 2016