A communications programme “For the safe life of children” was held in Ho Chi Minh City for over 500 workers in Binh Tan district, the first activity in a series of events to raise awareness of young families working in industrial and processing zones about protecting their children from sex abuse.
A forum was held in the northern province of Thai Nguyen on April 21 to discuss a project to help female factory workers speak up against workplace sexual abuse.
The new emergency telephone number for child protection, 111, is expected to become operational in December.
Recent reports of children being sexually abused in different parts of the country have highlighted the growing problem.
A well-known Vietnamese entertainer has been arrested in the U.S. on suspicion of sexually assaulting a minor, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office (OCDA) said on March 28.
A delegation led by Deputy Minister of Public Security, Sen. Lieut. Gen Le Quy Vuong attended the We Protect Children Online Summit in London on December 10-11, an event that rallied a global move in the war against online child sex abuse.