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.
Education authorities in Vietnam's central province of Thua Thien-Hue have ordered local nursery schools and kindergartens to install surveillance cameras in classrooms and toilets to protect kids following recent child abuse scandals that have caused public uproar across the country.
More than 1,000 cases of sexual abuse against children occur in Vietnam each year and in the first quarter of 2017, 33 cases were reported, heard a forum in Hanoi on April 14.
Social networks have become a bigger part of Vietnam’s internet-savvy community, but it's too bad they all too often serve as an arena for public shaming and hate speech, a new study has found.
Recent reports of children being sexually abused in different parts of the country have highlighted the growing problem.
The number of methanol poisoning cases has surged over the past three months compared with previous years, according to information presented at a workshop on April 10 in Hanoi on the effect of alcohol abuse and the treatment of methanol poisoning.
Public concern is once again inspiring changes to education programmes in schools, with calls for more sex education to be included in the curriculum so that children can better protect themselves from sexual abuse.