Engaging men in preventing violence against women, children

The White Ribbon Breakfast was held in Ho Chi Minh City on November 24 to encourage the participation of men and the community as a whole in preventing violence and sexual harassment against women and children, particularly in the context of COVID-19.According to a national ...

Forum seeks to improve social work in support of gender-based violence victims

A forum on social work to support victims of gender-based violence took place in HCM City on October 8.Co-organised by the HCM City Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and Department of Health, Vietnam Women’s Academy and UN Women, the event saw the participation ...

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 ...

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 ...

Workshop talks safe space for women, children

Vietnam should consider ratifying international commitments on the elimination of violence against migrant women, Elisa Fernandez, head of the UN Women’s Office in Vietnam, has said. Speaking at a workshop on the safe space for women and children in Hanoi on June 24, the UN official ...

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

HCM City opens hotlines for child abuse victims, families

HCM City’s Department of Home Affairs has outlined a new policy on the prevention and handling of child abuse cases which includes new hotlines for victims and their families. The hotlines are 111, 113, 1900.54.55.59 or 1800.90.59. Victims and families can also directly contact the ...

58% of wed women in VN abused: study

About 58 per cent of ever-married women aged 18-60 have experienced violence in a family setting at least once in their lives, a national survey has found.Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Child abuse common in Vietnam

Child abuse is a common problem in Vietnam. All forms of child abuse – emotional and physical – have a negative emotional effect on the child. In some cases, the child’s physical health and memory are also affected. Keep reading ...

Medical Xpress 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 ...

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