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.
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).
A communications campaign entitled “Blue Heart” was launched on June 4 to call for joint efforts to end violence and protect children and women, especially during emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
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 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's One Love Asia concert will help raise funds for children severely affected by the global pandemic.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) and UNICEF Vietnam launched a media campaign entitled “Kindness is Contagious” on May 6, to build solidarity and spread kindness among young Vietnamese during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
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).
The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) has set higher standards for schools to ensure they meet the requirements of COVID-19 prevention.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) in Vietnam have released a joint statement ensuring that children are vaccinated during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UNICEF is celebrating Earth Day, April 22, with a cartoon on climate change inspired superhero drawings by 12-year-old Nguyen Ngoc Gia Han.
The UK organisation Saigon Children’s Charity is organising The Virtual Steps Challenge 2020, an online race where people from around the world can track their steps as they run, walk or exercise to compete to raise money for children, and receive real prizes.
VOV.VN - Starting on April 1, Vietnam ordered a nationwide social distancing rule lasting 15 days to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Ministry of Health has recently launched its account on video app TikTok (@boytevietnam) in an attempt to bolster the dissemination of preventive measures against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Similar to other Southeast Asian countries, Vietnamese children are at a large risk of malnourishment due to the abundance of instant noodles in their diet.