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The Joint Programme on Gender Equality

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gender equalityThe UN-GOV Joint Programme on Gender Equality 2009-2011

This ambitious $4.5-million joint programme, now in its second year, contributes to achieving Millennium Development Goal 3 (MDG3) on gender equality and women’s empowerment.  Working across the health, education and economic sectors, and targeting in particular vulnerable women and girls, this joint programme contributes to the implementation of Viet Nam’s Law on Gender Equality and Law on Domestic Violence Prevention and Control by building the capacity of duty bearers to implement and monitor the two laws, enhancing partnerships and coordination around gender equality within and outside of the government,  and strengthening data collection for monitoring progress on gender equality.  The joint programme also supports advocacy efforts to raise awareness of the laws.

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