Constructions of gender in Vietnam: In pursuit of the ‘Three Criteria’

@article{Schuler2006ConstructionsOG,
  title={Constructions of gender in Vietnam: In pursuit of the ‘Three Criteria’},
  author={Sidney Ruth Schuler and Hoang Tu Anh and Vu Song Ha and Tran Hung Minh and Bui Thi Thanh Mai and Pham Vu Thien},
  journal={Culture, Health \& Sexuality},
  year={2006},
  volume={8},
  pages={383 - 394}
}
Vietnam has advanced far beyond most other developing countries and, indeed, surpasses many developed countries in adopting a legal framework based on gender equality, and in creating institutions and programmes to support women's advancement. Inegalitarian gender norms have also persisted, however. The Vietnam Women's Union promotes women's educational, political and economic advancement but simultaneously exhorts women to pay attention to their Confucian role of maintaining family hierarchy… 

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