On October 09th, 2019, in Hanoi, Ministry of Labour – Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) in cooperation with UN Women held the Consulting Workshop on gender equality in the draft labour code (revided) and development of its implementation Decree. Deputy Minister Nguyen Thi Ha attended and chaired the workshop. Attending the workshop were representatives of ministries, sectors, collectives, non-government organizations, department of Labour – Invalids and Social Affairs, Industrial Zone’s manager boards in some localities and enterprises.
In the opening speech, Deputy Minister Nguyen Thi Ha emphasized that Labour Code 2012 has ensured the principle of gender equality. Especially, most of the regulations of the Labour Code were applied for both male and female. Moreover, from the natural and specific social features, Labour Code 2012 has the specific chapter for the regulation for female labour. These regulation has ensured the rights and benefits of women when participate into labour market.