If you are experiencing problems downloading PDF or HTML fulltext, our helpdesk recommend clearing your browser cache and trying again. If you need help in clearing your cache, please click here . Still need help? Email help@ingentaconnect.com

Scrutinizing Vietnam's Progress Towards Gender Equality

$43.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Buy Article:


Ramona Vijeyarasa explores the issue of gender equality in Vietnam and argues that the picture is far more complex than one of rapid advancement towards attainment of Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 3. She shows that when data is disaggregated and progress is measured against other international standards – including those set out in the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women and global commitments made at the United Nations (UN) Conference on population and development in Cairo and women in Beijing – greater investment, both financial and human resources, and increased political will, are needed well beyond 2015. Vijeyarasa examines Vietnam’s achievements and shortfalls as measured against the MDGs with an eye to the potential for institutional reform of gender machinery at the national and international levels in order to create stronger accountability for the rights of Vietnamese women and progress towards women’s empowerment.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/dev.2009.90

Publication date: March 1, 2010

Related content

Share Content

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
ingentaconnect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more