Tag: "violence"

Danang acts to prevent violence against women

Danang acts to prevent violence against women

A fund-raising delegation from the United Nations National Committee in Australia had a working session with the Women’s Union of Danang on March 20 on the implementation of a project to encourage the community to join hands to prevent violence against women and girls in the central city.

Le Hang donates 3 houses to poor in Quang Nam

Le Hang donates 3 houses to poor in Quang Nam

VOV.VN - Le hang, former beauty pageant titleholder, has set a precedent that inspires by gifting three houses to needy residents of the Dai Dong District of Quang Nam Province, her childhood home.

Project aims to end violence against women, girl child

Project aims to end violence against women, girl child

The Prime Minister has approved adjustments to a project supporting the prevention and combat of violations against women and girls in Vietnam, towards the successful implementation of the national strategy on gender equality in 2011-2020.

Action Month for gender equality under review

Action Month for gender equality under review

VOV.VN - The Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs launched the first Action Month for gender equality and prevention of gender-based violence, which ended on December 15.

National symposium on sexual health held in Hanoi

National symposium on sexual health held in Hanoi

In contrast to popular opinion that women and girls can protect themselves by avoiding strangers or unsafe places frequented by criminals, statistics show that 73% of assaults on women are committed by acquaintances, and 10% are fathers or stepfathers of victims.

HCM City suggested to become safe to women, girls

HCM City suggested to become safe to women, girls

Ho Chi Minh City should take intervention measures to build itself into a safe city that prevents women and girls from sexual harassment and other forms of sexually violence in public spaces.

Action month promotes gender equality

Action month promotes gender equality

Joining hands to eliminate violence against women and girls lies at the heart of an action month for gender equality launched in Hanoi on November 13.

Women need support to tackle domestic violence

Women need support to tackle domestic violence

Vietnam has made progress on its gender equality targets. The revised Constitution adopted in 2013 and the 2006 Gender Equality Law explicitly prohibit gender-based discrimination, and the policy and legal framework to promote gender equality and empower women and girls is now stronger.

Many Indonesians join pro-IS groups in Philippines

Many Indonesians join pro-IS groups in Philippines

Supporters of the self-claimed Islamic States (IS) from Indonesia are travelling to join forces with their “counterparts” in the Philippines, raising concern about cross border violence, according to Indonesian anti-terrorism officials.