Author Archives: Julia Keast

Maternal, newborn health and finding rhythm in Hanoi

I can’t believe I’m approaching the 3-month mark of my 6-month stay in this big, bustling city! I’m finally feeling like I’ve gotten into a good rhythm. When I first arrived, my senses were immediately overwhelmed by a chaotic mix … Continue reading

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Washing dishes and gender stereotypes in Vietnam and beyond

What makes a good wife? A good husband? How do gender stereotypes affect roles of men and women in Vietnamese society? A group of young Vietnamese students (Young Women Making Change or YWMC) are using social media campaigns and other … Continue reading

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