About 88% of the antibiotics in the cities are sold without a prescription and the number in the rural areas is even higher at 91%.
Legislators debated the fight against crimes and law violations, judgment execution and anti-corruption at the fourth sitting of the 14th National Assembly (NA) on November 6.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs held a ceremony in Ho Chi Minh City on November 4 to launch a national action month for gender equality and to tackle abuse against women and girls.
VOV.VN - First runner-up of Miss Vietnam 2016 Thanh Tu has been appointed as a goodwill ambassador of S Project – a significant project in the fight against child abuse.
VOV.VN - More than 10,000 people in red T-shirt joined a walk along Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi on October 22 in support of a campaign to end domestic violence against women and girls.
The new emergency telephone number for child protection, 111, is expected to become operational in December.
Vietnam’s Poison Control Centre at Bach Mai Hospital has issued a warning about paracetamol poisoning.
VOV.VN - Deputy Minister Dao Hong Lam of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs delivered the opening remarks Thursday, August 24, at a forum in Hanoi on child abuse and what can be done to stop it.
Child sexual abuse has been on the rise across the country, with most incidents remaining unreported, police have said.
A conference on on July 28 painted a dark picture of child molestation in Vietnam, with the number of sexually abused children constantly increasing over the years while offenders are often the victims’ family members or close relatives.
Children in the central province of Binh Thuan raised their voice about violence and abuse and were heard by policy-makers at a forum on July 18.
Children were provided with essential skills to protect themselves from violence, sexual abuse, labour exploitation and accidents at a children forum held in the central province of Thanh Hoa on July 7.
VOV.VN - The Law on Children took effect on June 1, making it illegal for parents to post their child’s photo online.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs convened a conference today (June 10) in response to the Action Month on Drug Prevention and Control and the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (June 26).
VOV.VN - Actress Lan Phuong made a visit today (June 9) to see women and children at a group home for abuse and domestic violence victims in the capital city of Hanoi on behalf of the Japan International Cooperation Agency.
The Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long on June 8 held a children’s forum 2017 to discuss the prevention of violence against children and children abuse.
Six renowned mothers in Vietnamese showbiz will join hands in a musical project launched by songwriter-singer Trang Phap to protest child sexual abuse.
VOV.VN - Every day brings new reports of adults in some position of responsibility who take advantage of the trust that children place in them, says musician Phuong Uyen, reports the VnExpress Online Newspaper.
VOV.VN - June is recognized as National Child Abuse Awareness Month in Vietnam and over the next few weeks the Vietnam government will undertake many initiatives publicising its dangers.
The northern provinces of Hung Yen and Vinh Phuc are working to improve childcare in response to a nationwide month-long campaign to protect children.