A symposium was held in Hanoi on June 12 to discuss preventing child labour amid COVID-19 in response to World Day against Child Labour (June 12).
Legislators continued online discussions of a report from the National Assembly (NA)’s supervision delegation regarding the enforcement of policies and laws on child abuse prevention and control on May 27.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) held a policy dialogue in Ho Chi Minh City on August 6, discussing international standards on child labour towards supply chain transparency amid global integration.
VOV.VN - Child labor is a pressing issue in many developing countries. Vietnam’s Ministry of Labor, Invalids, and Social Affairs has implemented a national program to prevent and reduce child labor from 2015 to 2020.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs held a conference on April 23 to gather ideas for a project to better prevent child labour in 2019-2020.
Domestic and international experts and businesses gathered at a forum in Ho Chi Minh City on April 16, discussing and sharing good practices that companies worldwide are undertaking to respect and promote children’s rights in business.
VOV.VN -The International Labor Organization and Vietnam has held policy dialogue on international labor commitments related to child labor in the context of international integration.
A seminar discussing solutions to preventing and reducing child labour took place in Ho Chi Minh City on August 31.
Participants in a workshop in Hanoi on June 25 recommended legal regulations on child labour be amended which is among measures to prevent child labour for a safe and healthy generation.
People employing under-16-year-old workers can receive an administrative fine or up to 12 years’ imprisonment depending on the level of violations.
Le Van Hong, a member of the H’Mong minority in Krong Bong district of the Central Highland province of Dak Lak, had decided to send his two sons, aged 10 and 15, to work for a garment factory in the south.
The Binh Duong southern industrial hub has devised a working plan to implement its programme on preventing and minimising child labour for the 2017-2020 period.
According to a new goal set by the Indonesian Government, there will be no more child labour in the country by 2022.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs has urged local authorities to increase inspections and punish all establishments using child labour or forced labour. They are to report their findings by November 15.
VOV.VN - The abuse of child workers whether in small family owned businesses or supply chains of large multinational corporations can’t be justified for any reason, said Dang Hoa Nam of the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA).
VOV.VN -“End child labour in supply chains – It’s everyone’s business!” is the focus of this year’s World Day against Child Labour (June 12).
The Prime Minister has approved a programme on preventing and minimising child labour during the 2016-2020 period.
The southern province of Binh Duong, dubbed as an industrial locality, strives to keep the rate among disadvantaged children under 16 years old at below four percent in the period from 2016 to 2020.
Vietnam has made important achievements in child care and protection through its special policies and priorities, National Assembly Vice Chairman Uong Chu Luu said at a workshop in the northern province of Bac Giang on December 7.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) is ready to support Vietnam to align its laws, institutions and practices with ILO standards which are referred to in free trade agreements (FTA) it has joined, the organisation affirmed in a press release on November 20.