Illustrative photo (Source: kinhtedothi)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Action Month against Domestic Violence will be launched at a ceremony at the Hanoi Opera House on June 26 to raise the awareness and responsibilities among authorities at all levels, sectors and society on combating domestic violence.

The event is part of activities to mark the 15th anniversary of Vietnam Family Day (June 28), the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced on June 17.

A writing competition will be launched during the action month to combat domestic violence. Entries will focus on individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the fight against domestic violence. The competition is open for submission until the end of October on the Family and Children Magazine.

Numerous other activities will also be organised during the annual Vietnamese Family Festival, such as cultural exchanges, photo exhibitions and workshops featuring the traditional values of Vietnamese families.-VNA