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Child Law

NA leader receives UNDP, UNICEF representatives

Politics

NA leader receives UNDP, UNICEF representatives

National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted a reception in Hanoi on August 15 for Kamal Malhotra, UN Resident Coordinator and UN Development Programme (UNDP)’s Resident Representative; and Youssouf Adbel-Jelil, the UN Children Fund’s (UNICEF)’s representative for Vietnam.

Children’s Council model shows efficiency

Society

Children’s Council model shows efficiency

The model of forming Children’s Councils at provincial and city levels has proved its efficiency in protecting children’s engagement in issues of their concern, heard a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on July 6 to review one-year operation of the model.

New Child Law takes effect

Society

New Child Law takes effect

The Child Law 2016 takes effect on June 1, 2017, creating important legal framework for the protection, care and education of children.

New Child Law comes into effect

Society

New Child Law comes into effect

A new law on protecting and caring for children became effective on June 1, with a variety of regulations aiming to comprehensively intensify children’s right enforcement.

Vietnam makes strides in child education

Society

Vietnam makes strides in child education

Vietnam has made major strides in caring for, educating and protecting children over the past 27 years since the country became the first in Asia and second in the world to ratify the implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) in 1990.

Amendments to 2015 Penal Code discussed

Society

Amendments to 2015 Penal Code discussed

The National Assembly Standing Committee disagreed with a congressional vote which would mean juveniles are fully subject to criminal charges for rape, deliberately injuring people or kidnapping.