The HCM City Division of Population and Family Planning has proposed several policies that would help reduce child-raising costs for married couples and encourage them to have more than one child.
Việt Nam has recorded gender equality achievements in political and economic sectors since the Law on Gender Equality took effect.
As he opened his 52nd black plastic bag of the night, Nguyễn Trọng Đạo knew what he would find inside. But he was shocked, nevertheless.
The HCM City Division for Population and Family Planning has called for more programmes and policies that will help reduce the rate of unwanted pregnancies among youth, division director Trần Văn Trị said.
Authorities in Việt Nam’s biggest economic hub have encouraged every married couple to have two children.
Two days ago, a baby girl was found abandoned in a cemetery in Bình Thuận Province. She would have died if the people who found her hadn’t brought her to hospital.