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Antibiotic abuse in Vietnam

Antibiotic abuse in Vietnam

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%.

Lawmakers discuss crime combat on November 6

Lawmakers discuss crime combat on November 6

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.

Vietnam fights violence against women and girls

Vietnam fights violence against women and girls

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.

Thanh Tu named S Project goodwill ambassador

Thanh Tu named S Project goodwill ambassador

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.

Over 10,000 walk to end violence against women

Over 10,000 walk to end violence against women

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.

Forum in Hanoi focuses on preventing child abuse

Forum in Hanoi focuses on preventing child abuse

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.

Dark picture of child sex abuse in Vietnam

Dark picture of child sex abuse in Vietnam

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.

Thanh Hoa: Forum equips children with safe skills

Thanh Hoa: Forum equips children with safe skills

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.

Vietnamese actress visits abuse shelter

Vietnamese actress visits abuse shelter

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.

Vinh Long holds forum for children

Vinh Long holds forum for children

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.

Helping young children learn to protect themselves

Helping young children learn to protect themselves

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.

June is National Child Abuse Awareness Month

June is National Child Abuse Awareness Month

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.