The 20th year of the establishment of CGFED

The 20th year of the establishment of CGFED

1993-2013 20 years – an important step for CGFED 20 years –that CGFED pursues our dream of Gender Equality 20 years –associating Gender Equality with research, communications, and community development 20 years –rural communities, coastal and mountainous are as are our destinations 20 years –in over 20 provinces/cities...

Interactive drama: “In response to the International Sexual Health Day”

In response to this year International Sexual Health Day, with the topic “Adolescents together share the rights and responsibilities to have safe and satisfied sexual lives”, Research Centre for Gender, Family and Environment in Development (CGFED), along with Academy of Journalism and Communication’s school union,...

Flash Mob: Rights for Youth – Value of us

The event chain “Flash Mob: Rights for Youth – Value of us” is with the participation of more than 200 students from Academy of Journalism and Communication Hanoi and Hanoi National University.

Rural women demand food sovereignty as the key to address growing food insecurity Rural women demand food sovereignty as the key to address growing food insecurity

Statement on the 40th Session of the Food and Agriculture Organization’s Committee on World Food Security, October 7-12 2013 The Asian Rural Women’s Coalition (ARWC) asserts that food sovereignty, or the right of peoples to control

Vietnam Turns Back a ‘Tsunami of Pesticides’

Vietnam Turns Back a ‘Tsunami of Pesticides’

Dennis Normile Convincing Vietnamese rice farmers to use less pesticide came down to letting them see the benefits for themselves. For years, the entomologists at Vietnam’s Southern Regional Plant Protection Center in Long Dinh had tried to sell rice farmers on the benefits of reducing pesticide use—to little...

GENDER – A HIDDEN FACTOR IN THE MINING SECTOR IN VIETNAM

GENDER – A HIDDEN FACTOR IN THE MINING SECTOR IN VIETNAM

“Mining is a technical problem”, “Mining is not related to Gender”, “That is not the field of Women” … Are these opinions true? And how should the understanding under the perspective of development look like? “Gender – a hidden factor in the mining sector in Vietnam“,...

Vietnam gears up for Basel Ban Amendment

Vietnam gears up for Basel Ban Amendment

Philippine environmental justice group BAN Toxics together with the Research Centre for Gender, Family, and Environment in Development (CGFED) showed what’s in store in ratifying the Basel Ban Amendment in a consultation workshop held last December 3, 2013 in Hanoi, Vietnam. The workshop highlighted the myths

16 Things You Can Do To Help End Violence Against Women And Girls

16 Things You Can Do To Help End Violence Against Women And Girls

Tell people that violence against woman and girls is never oke If you suspect that a woman close to you is being abused, listen to and support her. Tell her there are people who want to help  Believe women when they tell you they’ve been raped or abused. Don’t ask about their behavior and what they were wearing. Listen...

What Are The 30 Human Rights ?

What Are The 30 Human Rights ?

PREAMBLE Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and...