I was born in 1960 when a large part of the globe was reviving after the second World War and when the Vietnamese were still proudly holding their heads high in the echoes of the Dien Bien Phu victory. I spent my childhood in the war between Vietnam and the United States and witnessed the end of that longest war of the 20th
Khuất Thu Hồng
Khuất Thu Hồng is the Founder and Director of the Institute for Social Development Studies (ISDS), an independent research organisation in Hanoi, Vietnam. She got her BA in Psychology in 1984 and earned her PhD in Sociology in 1997. Hong works on gender, sexuality, and social inclusion of vulnerable populations. Hong is also a social activist and advocate for gender equality and social inclusion. She is a regular guest on national and international televisions and radios and is often interviewed by newspapers on gender and social development issues in Viet Nam.