Tag: "sexual abuse"

Children protected from sexual abuse

Children protected from sexual abuse

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.

Knowledge, cooperation can prevent sexual abuse in schools

Knowledge, cooperation can prevent sexual abuse in schools

One of the solutions to prevent sexual harassment at school is to equip students with the necessary skills to identify signs of sexual abuse so that they are able to protect themselves, heard a workshop in Hanoi on December 27.

Red alarm rung over child sexual abuse

Red alarm rung over child sexual abuse

One in every six Vietnamese boys and one in every four girls have experienced some forms of sexual abuse. At least 5,300 of child sexual abuse cases were reported in 2011-2015.

Raising awareness of gender violence

Raising awareness of gender violence

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has announced the creation of a national action month on gender violence prevention and control, which will last from November 15 to December 16 each year.

Probe launched into UK child trafficking

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), in response to an article in The Guardian last weekend, which reported that 3,000 Vietnamese children had been trafficked and used for profit by Vietnamese criminal gangs in the UK, has confirmed that steps are being taken to verify the information.

Conference seeks ways to protect children

As many as 1.75 million of Vietnam’s 18.3 million children aged between 5 and 17 have been forced into child labour, with 55 percent of them also denied access to schooling.

Child sex tourism slides under law

Sexual abuse of children has been increasing in Vietnam, especially in tourist destinations, but the country’s Penal Code lacks a clause directly governing child sex tourism crimes.

1,000 children sexually abused

Around 1,000 children are sexually abused in Vietnam every year, and the figure is rising, says the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).