In this April 17, 2014 photo, Vietnamese farmer and carpenter Pham Duc Viet stands at home in Vu Hoi, Vietnam. When his wife moved to Taiwan nine years ago to work as a maid -earning far more than she... more 
In this April 17, 2014 photo, Vietnamese farmer and carpenter Pham Duc Viet stands at home in Vu Hoi, Vietnam. When his wife moved to Taiwan nine years ago to work as a maid -earning far more than she could in rice paddies in this northern Vietnamese hamlet - Pham Duc Viet took over the household chores and raised their two children on top of his regular work as a farmer and carpenter. Now, the double duty is second nature for Viet, 48, as it with many male neighbors. Hundreds of women have left the village of Vu Hoi, 120 kilometers (75 miles) south of Hanoi, to take better-paying jobs in Taiwan, Japan and South Korea and send money home, part of a wider migration of female labor from Vietnam over the past 15 years. (AP Photo/Mike Ives) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mike Ives
Thu, Jul 17, 2014 5:18 AM EDT