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Getting Better But Not Yet Gone: Gender Inequality in Vietnam

Monday, November 5th, 2012

In the past two decades, Vietnam has made tremendous socio-economic developments and reforms.  With an emerging middle class and declining poverty rate, Vietnam today is considered by many to be a cosmopolitan nation experiencing rapid economic growth and success.  In addition to decreasing poverty and hunger rates, many national and international efforts have been made to increase the education, social, and economic opportunities available to women. But these efforts haven’t always worked out as hoped.