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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 ...

Bich Thuy

COVID-19 crisis could result in an increase in child labour

Children need to be protected from child labour more than ever due to the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 crisis, experts said during a virtual interactive panel discussion held in Hanoi last week. The COVID-19 pandemic left negative impacts on national socio-economic development and families’ lives ...

Joint commitment signed to facilitate nutrition improvement for Vietnamese mothers and children

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has joined delegates to sign a joint commitment to promote efforts in improving maternal nutrition and complementary feeding practices in Vietnam.The event was part of the launching for the State of the World’s Children 2019 report and a framework ...

SAP and UNICEF partner to give young people in Viet Nam job skills training

On 30/9, SAP and UNICEF announced a new partnership to provide quality education, life skills and digital skills training to adolescents in disadvantaged communities in Viet Nam, preparing them for decent work and active citizenship.The three-year partnership, joining hands with the Government of Viet Nam, ...

"World's Largest Lesson" on sustainability comes to Việt Nam

As many as 1,000 secondary school students nationwide will learn about global goals for sustainable development at the global event “World’s Biggest Lesson” to be held for the first time in Việt Nam in September and October in HCM City.With the theme “Define Your Eco Vibe”, the participants will be offered chances to ...

5.6 percent of VN children face risk of human trafficking: research

About 5.6 percent of Vietnamese children are at risk of trafficking, and only 2.8 percent of them confirmed they were victims of human trafficking, according to the latest research announced on August 13 by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs’ Institute of Labour ...

Workshop seeks way to improve justice for minors

A workshop on “Experience Sharing in Handling Cases under the Jurisdiction of Family and Juvenile Courts” was held in Hanoi on June 11.Held jointly by the Supreme People’s Court of Vietnam, UNICEF and the European Union (EU), the event aimed to draw on international good ...

Sexual assaults constitute 80 percent of child abuse cases, says government

Out of 1,600 cases of child abuse last year, 80 percent involved sexual assault, according to the Ministry of Public Security. In a report the ministry filed at a conference Thursday, it said that in 59 percent of child sexual abuse cases reported to the national ...

Doan Loan

Forum looks to promote children’s rights in business

Domestic and international experts and businesses gathered at a forum in Ho Chi Minh City on April 16, discussing and sharing good practices that companies worldwide are undertaking to respect and promote children’s rights in business. The event was jointly held by the United Nations ...

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