A project funded by the Spanish Government on integrating nutrition and food security for children and vulnerable groups in Vietnam was reviewed at a workshop in Hanoi on June 29.
Ho Chi Minh City has become the first city or province in Vietnam to introduce a representative body for its minors with the establishment of a children’s council.
The northern mountainous province of Yen Bai has carried out a lot of measures to protect and care for children affected by HIV/AIDS.
As many as 180 children with different deformities in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien have been receiving free medical checks-up and surgeries under a charity programme from June 18-24.
VOV.VN - The capital city of Hanoi celebrated the opening of its first-ever fashion week for juniors yesterday (June 16) with youngsters decked out in the latest looks strutting their stuff on the catwalk at the Gamuda Garden Club.
The first national press award on children is inviting entries from reporters, journalists, collaborators and press agencies across the country from now until March 5, 2018.
A seminar took place in Hanoi on June 13 seeking to prevent children from being pushed into work by natural disasters and climate change.
The Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long on June 8 held a children’s forum 2017 to discuss the prevention of violence against children and children abuse.
Vietnam has made great effort in hunger elimination and poverty deduction. Its social security and educational programmes have initially meet demand of children, especially impoverished kids.
VOV.VN - Every day brings new reports of adults in some position of responsibility who take advantage of the trust that children place in them, says musician Phuong Uyen, reports the VnExpress Online Newspaper.
Eight people, including seven children and a sexagenarian, were reported drowning in two separate incidents in central Vietnam on June 2.
VOV.VN - Despite the lack of material possessions, children in the northwest highlands region remain innocent with the friendliest of eyes and equally pleasant big bright positive optimistic smile on their face.
VOV.VN - Vietnam, the first country in Asia and the second in the globe to approve the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), celebrated 27 years since ratification earlier this year, but challenges remain, says the Zing Online Newspaper.
The 21st festival for children with disabilities was held on May 31 at the Culture and Labour Palace of Ho Chi Minh City to celebrate the International Children’s Day.
Child patients in Ho Chi Minh City and disadvantaged children in the central province of Khanh Hoa on May 30 received gifts to celebrate Children’s Day.
VOV.VN - FrieslandCampina Vietnam has implemented diverse programs to strengthen children’s right to drink milk and raise their awareness on the importance of nutrients in milk in response to the World Milk Day (June 1, 2017).
Children of fallen Vietnamese soldiers participated in a meeting in Washington on May 26 with their peers of American soldiers who had been killed or wounded in battles during the Vietnam war.
The northern provinces of Hung Yen and Vinh Phuc are working to improve childcare in response to a nationwide month-long campaign to protect children.
Drowning is still one of the leading causes of mortality among children in Vietnam, despite efforts to deal with the problem. Concern is re-surfacing ahead of the coming summer months.
The Vietnamese embassy in Japan held a charity concert on May 20 to honour Japanese and foreign friends’ support for disadvantaged children in Vietnam.