A conference took place in Ho Chi Minh City on June 22 to share information and consult the press on communications in protection of the children’s rights in the city this year.
Vietnam has put forward various measures to bolster the efficiency of child abuse prevention in the time to come, according to a Government report submitted to the National Assembly (NA).
A recent survey has found that 68 percent of children between the ages of one and 14 had been on the receiving end of violence at the hands of their parents and relatives.
Vietnam, together with 40 countries worldwide, has aligned itself to the voluntary global pledge “For every child, every right” to ensure no one is left behind, and to support every child to reach their full potential, said Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of Vietnam’s permanent mission to the UN on September 25.
Ninety children of 19 ethnic minority groups in Dien Bien province gathered at the Children’s Forum jointly held by the provincial People’s Committee, the World Vision Vietnam and the Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation in the northern mountainous locality on July 31.
New-age airline Vietjet has teamed up with the Vietnam Association for Protection of Children’s Rights, Vietnam Women’s Union, Ho Chi Minh Youth Union Central Committee to bring the “Light up the dreams” programme to disadvantaged children with good academic performance in northern localities.
A forum to raise public awareness of children’s rights to participate in child issues was held in the northern central province of Thanh Hoa on July 4.
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.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) will help Vietnam build a legal environment with comprehensive policies which are able to protect children and ensure their rights through the “Protecting and Promoting the Rights of Children in Vietnam” project, launched in Hanoi on August 16.
A consultation seminar to launch activities of the ASEAN Commission on Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) took place in Ho Chi Minh City on August 10.
Self-managed councils of students and children’s clubs have been formed in ten schools in the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai from 2015-2018, helping promote children’s participation in improving the learning environment quality.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Association for the Protection of Children's Rights today (August 2) announced a new US$45,000 initiative titled ‘Light Up Dreams’ to expand young people’s access to economic opportunity.
A series of pictorial books entitled Children’s Rights has been translated into Vietnamese and published nationwide.
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).
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has called for stronger commitments by every sector at all levels and the entire society to the child protection, care and education despite substantial progress over the past 25 years.
Participants at a workshop in Hanoi on April 27 underlined the role of independent supervisory mechanisms for the implementation of children’s rights.
Ho Chi Minh City has implemented the second phase (2012-2016) of UNICEF-funded “Children Friends Project”, aiming to formulate better policies to protect children’s rights.
About 24,000 children are expected to benefit from projects and activities to be implemented by the Vietnam Association for the Protection of Children’s Rights (VAPCR).
Participants in a workshop held in Hanoi on December 7 stressed the necessity of setting up children’s voice councils at localities and organising forums and exchanges between local authorities and children to listen to their opinions and proposals.
The Vietnam Association for Protection of Children's Rights (VAPCR) held a conference in Hanoi on August 14 to discuss a development strategy till 2020 and an action plan for the 2009-2010 period.