BLUFVietnam is grappling with a significant gender imbalance due to cultural norms and recent policies.
- Vietnam grapples with gender imbalance, mirroring China and India.
- Deep-rooted cultural norms, fueled by Confucianism, prefer boys.
- Ultrasound use and the two-child policy intensify the disparity.
- The imbalance results in forced marriages and increased trafficking.
- Strong gender laws exist, but cultural norms and weak welfare persist.