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UNFPA helps Vietnam fight domestic violence

UNFPA helps Vietnam fight domestic violence

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will help Vietnam fight gender-based and domestic violence under a project recently approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.

Vietnam promotes fight against domestic violence

Vietnam promotes fight against domestic violence

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the investment plan of a project to carry out policies and programmes to prevent and respond to gender-based violence, domestic violence and handle the issue of prostitution, using evidence and a human right-based approach.

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.

New Child Law comes into effect

New Child Law comes into effect

A new law on protecting and caring for children became effective on June 1, with a variety of regulations aiming to comprehensively intensify children’s right enforcement.

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.