Development and assistance for families, children and youth

families, children and youth development NGOs

School milk program underway

Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s two largest cities, will invest some VND4.2 trillion ($180 million) and VND1.2 trillion ($51.4 million), respectively, in a School Milk Program at all kindergartens and primary schools from 2018 to 2020. Nearly 4 million kids in Hanoi and ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Campaign launched to stop violence in child education

A campaign promoting non-violent education was launched in Hà Nội yesterday.[]About 2,000 cases of child abuse are reported in Việt Nam each year, 60 per cent of them are sexual abuse, according to statistics from MOLISA. Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

MOLISA and Bloomberg join hands to prevent child drowning

A cooperation agreement on child drowning prevention has been signed between the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) and the Bloomberg philanthropy. Speaking at the signing ceremony on Friday afternoon, MOLISA Deputy Minister Nguyễn Thị Hà said that in the period of 2010-13, about ...

MOLISA

Remote areas lack mental health services: study

Mental health and psychosocial problems are widespread and increasing in Việt Nam, particularly among children and young people. Despite some progress, mental health services in Viet Nam remain largely inadequate.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Youth survey on sustainable development goals released

The first-ever Youth Survey on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) was released during a ceremony in Hanoi on February 2. The event was co-hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MoPI)’s Sustainable Development Office and the Centre for Sustainable ...

VNA Reporter

Child protection hotline launched

A national hotline for child protection at 111 was launched yesterday morning in Hà Nội by National Committee for Children under Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).Keep reading ...

DUC BINH

Multiple challenges facing Vietnamese youth: report

Youngsters are considered as an asset to the country’s prosperity, however, the Vietnamese youth are facing a range of challenges in many aspects, such as employment, education and reproductive and sexual healthcare, according to a new report released on November 22.Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Viet Nam: Children at risk of malnutrition in aftermath of Typhoon Damrey, reports UNICEF

More than a week after Typhoon Damrey battered south-central Viet Nam, assessments by United Nations aid agencies have revealed that vulnerable populations – including children, and pregnant and nursing mothers – in poor and remote areas are still underserved by relief efforts. An estimated 150,000 children ...

United Nations

UNICEF Issues Statement on Impact of Typhoon Damrey on Children in Viet Nam

Typhoon Damrey that has battered Viet Nam is likely to be one of the worst storms to strike the country’s central southern coastal region in years. According to the latest report from Vietnamese authorities, at least 4 children died and 2 are still missing.Keep reading ...

UNICEF Viet Nam

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