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Two women sit at a table - Ms. Truong Thi Hoa is mobilizing household to build the hygiene latrine through WOBA project

Women tackling taboos to end menstrual stigma in Vietnam

Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 02:39 PM

Meet Truong Thi Hoa (left), president of Tan Xuan commune Women’s Union in Nghe An province, Vietnam, and an agent of change who is helping to combat harmful norms and...

A smiling Vietnamese woman is bending over to show off the running water from her newly installed tap at home. She wears an orange outfit with colourful polka dots

Women ‘change agents’ for climate-resilience in Vietnam

Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 05:30 PM

This woman is happy to be using her newly installed tap. In Vietnam, Thrive Networks / East Meets West has delivered 'Women-led Output Based Aid’ to some of the poorest and...

Ms Dep is a Vietnamese woman wearing a traditional conical farming hat, she is featured with a colose up face shot, she is looking calmly into the distance

The role of local-led innovations in WASH sector adaptation to climate

Posted on Tuesday, March 01, 2022 04:24 PM

"My idea came to me out of my concern for the devastating consequences of climate change in my hometown," says Ms Do Thi Dep.


Ms Dep is President of the...

Long Thanh water scheme as part of the climate resilient water safety planning in Vietnam

New guidebook shows Vietnamese communities the way to safer and climate-resilient water supplies

Posted on Saturday, March 13, 2021 01:58 PM

Long Thanh water scheme as part of the climate resilient water safety planning through Thrive's WOBA project in Vietnam (Thrive Networks / Tran Tuan Anh)



Young Vietnamese woman speaks to elderly Vietnamese women with a small handwashing device in between them

Women's initiatives in Vietnam ensuring no one is left behind in the fight against COVID-19

Posted on Monday, October 12, 2020 02:06 PM

Women’s Union officers handing over Labobo Handwashing device to local households in Ha Tinh (Ngo Dinh Le Dung – Senior Program Officer, WOBA Vietnam )

The outbreak...

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