Category: News and Stories

The Law on Access to Information: A quick review

On 27 March 2013 in Hanoi, CARE International in Vietnam, Oxfam in Vietnam, and the three Coalitions for clean water, mineral and land forest co-organised a workshop on Sharing Experiences in Implementing the Law on Access to Information. Participants included representatives from central, provincial and communal authorities and civil society organisations. The discussions focused on …

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Stand Up – Speak Out project: Activities lined up to raise awareness and change behaviour about violence

On 12 March 2019, members of the Stand Up, Speak Out (SUSO) project met in Hanoi to review the progress in the first year and plan for the second year. In 2018, the project formed a group of 48 change agents and finalized the manual package guiding discussions about gender-based violence in the community. The change agents received …

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Challenges remain in increasing access to information among ethnic minorities

Villagers are still hesitant in sharing their opinions and information needs, according to the latest meeting in late February 2019 of CARE and partners’ staff in Hanoi on promoting access to information in ethnic minority communities. The meeting was to review the second year of the EU-funded project, ‘Informed to Influence’: Increasing ethnic minority women’s …

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BRAVE – Because you are trusted

On 15 January 2019, the three organisations CARE, CSAGA and iSEE launched the project Building Responsibility and Accountability for Gender-based Violence Elimination (BRAVE) via an event called “Because you are trusted”. With funding from the Australian Government, the project focuses on dealing with gender-based violence through shifting the culture of victim blaming. The three-year project …

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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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