Women & Children

Women & Children
Women and children are more vulnerable to pesticide exposure. Because children are still developing, their immune system is weaker than in adults, and their ability to detoxify chemicals is limited. Their exposure to pesticides from all pathways, such as food, water, and air, are likely to be higher because they eat more food, drink more water, and...

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 to what they say without ...

Statement By Vietnam Civil Society Organisations Comdemming Chinese Goverment’s Agression

Statement By Vietnam Civil  Society Organisations Comdemming Chinese Goverment’s Agression
For endorsement. Hanoi, May 15th 2014.   The right to live in peace is a fundamental right of all human beings regardless our membership of any ethnic group, gender, age, or nationality whether a person live in Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand, or China. All governments and international organizations are obliged to keep peace as a basic condition...

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 the advent of a world in which...

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

Hundreds people rode to object to violence against women and girls

Hundreds people rode to object to violence against women and girls
(Song tre) – In the morning 30th November, hundreds of young people of the capital had participated in the bicycle ride to close “Hanh trinh màu cam” (Orange the journey), in response for the global campaign of the UN “16 days of action  to eradicate violence against women and girls”. With the purpose of promoting awareness, motivating...

What to do to prepare for “Sharing Together” campaign

What to do to prepare for “Sharing Together” campaign
Students interested in experimenting sexual and reproductive health materials Connecting stage of “Gender and HIV/AIDS Prevention” project in Phu Yen province, April, 2013 It is not easy to have useful materials; it is even harder when the topic is education on sexual and reproductive health and the object is adolescent. Each document have been...

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

Toward a non-toxin environment in South East Asia

Toward a non-toxin environment in South East Asia
Vietnam is one of the four countries (Cambodia, China, Vietnam and Laos) which has been chosen to be fieldwork area of “Toward a non-toxin environment in South East Asia” program. To conveniently run the program, under the management of Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN-AP) on project named “Actions against poverty in rural areas,...

Human rights day: My voice counts

Human rights day: My voice counts
To celebrate the Human rights day On December 10th 2012, the workshop "The right of every citizen to participate in the conduct of public affairs" was organised by Civil society in Vietnam in the Press Club, 19A Ly Thai To, Hanoi, with the participation of more than 100 people.