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Symposium talks fighting child labour

Symposium talks fighting child labour

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).

Action month against child abuse launched

Action month against child abuse launched

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) launched the “Month of Action for Children” on June 1 in Hanoi, aiming to call for greater efforts to child protection, especially against child abuse.

UNICEF to help Ca Mau respond to natural disasters, epidemics

UNICEF to help Ca Mau respond to natural disasters, epidemics

UNICEF Vietnam is willing to provide technical support and cooperate with the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau to tackle issues triggered by natural disasters and epidemics, UNICEF Representative in Vietnam Rana Flowers told provincial leaders on May 26.

UNICEF supports clean water programmes in Vietnam

UNICEF supports clean water programmes in Vietnam

UNICEF in Vietnam will continue to support the country’s Government to bring water, sanitation and hygiene programmes at scale in schools, according to a statement by the office on the occasion of the World Hand Hygiene Day (May 5).

US firm, UNICEF help improve health of newborns in Vietnam

US firm, UNICEF help improve health of newborns in Vietnam

The US’s Kimberly Clark Corporation has partnered up with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in a project on improving health of newborns and reducing infant mortality rate in Vietnam’s northern mountainous and Central Highlands regions.

HCM City hosts Peace Culture Day

HCM City hosts Peace Culture Day

The 2019 Ho Chi Minh City Peace Culture Day was held on December 8 with the message of “For a humane and peaceful society: Let’s join hands to prevent and push back violence and abuse.”

ASEAN, UN leaders emphasise cooperation in solving challenges

ASEAN, UN leaders emphasise cooperation in solving challenges

Leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United Nations (UN) underlined the importance of bilateral cooperation in solving global challenges at the 10th ASEAN-UN Summit in Thailand on November 3 within the framework of the 35th ASEAN Summit and related summits.

Difficulties remain in children abuse prevention, settlement

Difficulties remain in children abuse prevention, settlement

More than 4,900 children were abused in 2017, 2018 and the first six months of 2019, 80 percent of them suffered from sexual abuse, according to Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA) Nguyen Thi Ha.

Workshop seeks to raise awareness of child protection

Workshop seeks to raise awareness of child protection

The Ministry of Public Security, the EU and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) co-organised a training workshop in Hoa Binh province on October 24, aiming to raise public awareness of the prevention of child sexual abuse, exploitation and trafficking.