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.
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.
The Embassy of India in Vietnam and the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) jointly held a workshop titled “Mahatma Gandhi: The Saint from Gujarat” in Hanoi on October 2.
VOV.VN -The 5th National Child Forum transpired on August 26 in Hanoi, giving children an opportunity to raise their voice on violence against children and 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.
Children in the central province of Binh Thuan raised their voice about violence and abuse and were heard by policy-makers at a forum on July 18.
Vietnam and Singapore have shared concern over terrorism in the region and the world and affirmed willingness to fight terrorism and extreme violence.
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.
The National Action Month against Domestic Violence was launched by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in a ceremony in northern Vinh Phuc province on May 30.
More than 1,000 cases of sexual abuse against children occur in Vietnam each year and in the first quarter of 2017, 33 cases were reported, heard a forum in Hanoi on April 14.
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.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has ordered relevant ministries to strengthen measures to prevent sexual abuse of and violence against children.
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.
A project titled “End Violence against Children” of the World Vision Vietnam was launched on January 6.
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.
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.
Using family values-prioritised culture to tackle domestic violence has reduced the compatibility of the Law on Domestic Violence Prevention and Control with Vietnam’s legal system and international standards.
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.
As many as 20,000 domestic violence cases have been reported each year in the last five years with increasingly serious violence, according to Ministry of Health statistics.
VOV.VN - Please watch this clip to see how we're lending our voice to the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence.