ASEAN guidance on empowering women, children launched

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA), in collaboration with United Nations offices in Vietnam, on March 28 held a public launch of the ASEAN Regional Guidance on empowering women and children: Delivering quality social work services for those at risk of or affected by violence and development of an action plan for rollout in Vietnam.

MoLISA Deputy Minister Nguyen Thi Ha said that the guidance aims to help ASEAN member states effectively carry out the roadmap to implement the Hanoi Declaration on Strengthening Social Work Towards Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN Community, and consolidate the social work system, thus contributing to addressing and preventing violence against women and children.

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