Category: News and Stories

Online survey for female workers in garment factories

From 15 October to 30 November 2018,  anyone who is a female worker in garment factories can participate in the survey at www.khaosatcongnhan.tk. Each week, the organizer will select 10 early and full respondents to give gifts. Information about the survey, recipients … will be updated regularly at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1978293315585616/ This is a joint effort of …

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End of project “Assistance for Damrey typhoon and flood affected communities in the central region of Vietnam”

After 9 months of implementation, Project “Assistance for Damrey typhoon and flood affected communities in the central region of Vietnam” was officially closed on 29 September 2018 in Thua Thien Hue province. Participants of the closing workshop included representatives of the Australian Embassy in Vietnam, CARE staff and provincial and communal Red Cross and authorities. …

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How paying attention to gender differences in emergencies prevent deeper gender inequalities

Reflection on CARE’s response to typhoon Damrey in central Vietnam It has been increasingly known that disasters affect women and men, girls and boys, the old and the young in different ways. Those who are more vulnerable apparently tend to be affected worse. CARE’s lessons in responding to the aftermaths of typhoon Damrey in central …

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Keeping silent – the most common reaction to violence

“Many women only dare to say they have a motorbike accident after being beaten by their husbands,” said Ms. Lo Thi Chanh, Chairwoman of Muong Phang communal Women’s Union in Dien Bien district at the inception workshop of project Stand Up, Speak Out: Breaking the Silence around Gender-based Violence among Ethnic Minority Communities in Northern …

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