The May 27 debate at the National Assembly about the implementation of laws and policies on children protection has attracted great attention of the public in Hanoi.
Redefining children as those under the age of 18 is key to helping younger people access child protection services before they are legally classed as an adult.
Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh has reaffirmed Vietnam’s strong commitments to implementing the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) and the country’s Law on Children.
VOV.VN -The Law on Children and a series of child-related policies, which have begun to take effect this year, aim to improve children’s lives and better protect their rights.
VOV.VN - The Law on Children took effect on June 1, making it illegal for parents to post their child’s photo online.
The participation of children in policy-making needs to be encouraged by families, schools and society, experts have advised.
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) wishes continue to working with Vietnam in protecting children’s rights and child development, said Director of UNICEF in East Asia-Pacific Karin Hulshof.