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Women's representation in public administration in Viet Nam

Women's Representation in Public Administration is very low. Currently, only 9 percent and 8 percent of Minister and Vice-minister positions are held by women respectively. Similar low representation is seen at the Director and Deputy Director level within ministries. Compared internationally, Vietmore

OUR WORK - DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE

During the past decade, Viet Nam attained middle-income country status as a result of impressive economic growth. However progress in social development, including education and health, has been less rapid contributing to slower growth in human development, indicating remaining governance system challenges to keep pace with economic development. UNDP Viet Nam’s governance work focuses on three main pillars: human rights, rule of law and access to justice, along with parliamentary development and public administration reform. Our interventions in governance are made through nationally-executed projects and the work of in-house governance policy advisors.

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