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={S. Schuler and Ho{\`a}ng T{\'u} Anh and Vu Song Ha and T. Minh and B. 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… Expand
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