Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a target programme on developing a social support system for the 2016-20 period.
Former US women’s national team footballer Linda Hamilton, who won the World Cup in 1991, and coach Lisa Berg had a training session with Vietnamese female footballers as part of the Sports Envoy programme in Da Nang on April 25.
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh, who is also President of the Council of the National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC), visited and presented gifts to children with cleft lip and palate at the Vietnam – Cuba hospital in Hanoi on April 20.
Doctors have urged the elderly and children in Ho Chi Minh City to stay out of the heat as temperatures have climbed in recent days.
The National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVC) has mobilised more than VND5.5 trillion (US$243.3 million), goods and volunteers to support some 30 million children across the country.
An exhibition of 65 aerospace paintings by Vietnamese children opened in Hanoi on April 17 to mark Russia Cosmonaut Day (April 12).
Recent reports of children being sexually abused in different parts of the country have highlighted the growing problem.
VOV.VN - Bright eyes and innocence of young children will bring emotions whether you are a new comer or frequent visitor to Ha Giang province.
Around a hundred elementary school students from a disaster-prone coastal commune in southern Vietnam has attended an a recent event to improve their hygiene practice.
VOV.VN - Emcee Phan Anh and Thien Minh recently presented gifts to children at the Social Support Centre in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien as part of a Samsung Connect program.
On March 28, AkzoNobel - the leading global paint and coatings company and producer of Dulux cooperated with Khai Tri Specialised Education School to organise the “Colour and the development of autistic children” event.
VOV.VN - Miss Vietnam 2008 titleholder Tran Thi Thuy Dung and other beauties recently donated food and supplies to disadvantaged children living in Gia Nghia commune, the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong.
VOV.VN - These stunning photographs capture the innocent faces of children living in the Moc Chau Plateau in northern Vietnam roughly 200 kilometres west of the capital city of Hanoi.
VOV.VN - Save the Children in Vietnam, a non-profit organisation, has funded a project on building capacity to respond to natural disasters and enhance access to clean water and hygiene in coastal areas in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang.
A consultation conference was held in the central province of Ninh Thuan on March 22, focusing on measures to enhance cooperation between the locality and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in fighting and adapting to natural disasters targeting children.
A symposium titled “Evidence-based Nutrition Solutions for Healthy Growth and Dietary Diversity in Children with Growth Issues” has been recently held in Hanoi to share the latest scientific information with Vietnamese healthcare professionals.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has ordered relevant ministries to strengthen measures to prevent sexual abuse of and violence against children.
The participation of children in policy-making needs to be encouraged by families, schools and society, experts have advised.
The recent increase of child sexual abuse cases has raised public concern, which requires authorities to enforce children’s rights and scrutinise the implementation of signed international conventions to ensure the protection of children’s rights in particular and human rights.
VOV.VN - Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam recently delivered a potent speech providing an inspiration for all who work to promote and protect the rights of children in Vietnam.