Website launched to augment child online protection efforts

The Vietnam Network for Child Online Protection (VN-COP) recently debuted its website, aiming to popularise child online protection skills and knowledge and receive child abuse reports. The website, vn-cop.vn, was launched by the Authority of Information Security under the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC).Apart from ...

Vietnamese children at high risk of climate crisis impacts

Children and young people living in Vietnam are among those most at risk of the impacts of climate change, threatening their health, education, and protection, according to a UNICEF report launched on August 20.“The Climate Crisis Is a Child Rights Crisis: Introducing the Children’s Climate ...

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Directory of agencies supporting survivors of gender-based violence, abuse debuts

A directory listing organisations and agencies offering support for women and child survivors of gender-based violence and abuse in Vietnam, the first of its kind, has been launched.The release of the directory is an effort by the MoLISA and UN Women within a joint project ...

Action programme to promote all-round development of children

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc recently signed off a national action programme for children for 2021 – 2030, aiming to ensure the realisation of children’s rights and their all-round development and create a safe, healthy, and friendly living environment for them.Keep reading ...

UN calls for end to son preference and gender-biased sex selection

Urgent, accelerated action is needed to stop gender-biased sex selection and other practices that harm women and girls, according to UNFPA State of World Population report 2020 that was released on July 17 in Hanoi by UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund.The report, which focuses ...

Voices of Vietnamese children survey released

Result of the survey “The Voices of Vietnamese Children” was released by the Management and Sustainable Development Institute (MSD) and the Save the Children International (SCI) in Hanoi on June 2.The survey polled nearly 1,700 Vietnamese children aged 11-16 in urban and rural areas, both ...

Protecting children on the internet

The supervision programme in 2020 of the National Assembly (NA) and the NA Standing Committee has been set to focus on two topics including the implementation of policies and laws on the prevention and fight against child abuse, and the implementation of free trade agreements ...

40% of localities to set up child-friendly investigation rooms in 2020-2025 period

Child-friendly investigation rooms will be established in 40% of cities and provinces nationwide in the 2020-2025 period, which is set as one of key targets of the Prime Minister-approved national action plan to prevent and combat violence against children and child sexual abuse in the ...

Conference adopts Hanoi Call for Action on early childhood development

The Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Early Childhood Development (ECD) adopted a Hanoi Call for Action on the implementation of ECD during its closing session in Hanoi on December 6. The call is expected to contribute significantly to accelerate the effective realisation of ECD in each ...

Việt Nam attends ASEAN meeting on social protection for vulnerable children

Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs Lê Văn Thanh led a Vietnamese delegation to attend the 10th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Social Welfare and Development (AMMSWD) on strengthening social protection for vulnerable children in ASEAN in Vientiane, Laos on Thursday (21 November).Participants focused ...

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