HCM City implements child labour prevention project Society

HCM City implements child labour prevention project

A child labour prevention and reduction project has recently been launched in Ho Chi Minh City following approval of the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, said the municipal Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs.
Vietnam voices concerns over armed conflicts’ impact on children Politics

Vietnam voices concerns over armed conflicts’ impact on children

Ambassador Dang Dinh Quy, head of the Vietnam Mission to the United Nations, voiced concerns over children’s situation in armed conflicts and emphasised the need for the international community to take specific measures and actions to minimise conflicts’ impact on children.
ASEAN discusses occurrence of domestic violence during pandemic ASEAN

ASEAN discusses occurrence of domestic violence during pandemic

The ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) on June 5 organised a consultation and special online meeting on protective and preventive measures for women and children at risk of domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Action month against child abuse launched Society

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.
Protecting children in cyberspace requires extra effort: Confab Society

Protecting children in cyberspace requires extra effort: Confab

The Ministry of Information and Communications, in collaboration with UNICEF, organised a conference to gather ideas on a project to protect and support children in cyberspace during the 2020-2025 period, to be submitted to the Prime Minister in June for approval.
Health insurance key to tackle child malnutrition Society

Health insurance key to tackle child malnutrition

Vietnam reported about 700,000 cases of acute malnutrition each year, of which about 230,000 were severe and required medical treatment, according to Huynh Nam Phuong, deputy director of the Food and Nutrition Training Centre under the National Institute of Nutrition.
State agencies work to protect children online Society

State agencies work to protect children online

The Information Security Department under the Ministry of Information and Communications and the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs’ Department of Child Affairs signed a cooperation plan regarding child protection on the internet in Hanoi on March 5.