Yen Bai reviews child protection Society

Yen Bai reviews child protection

The northern mountainous province of Yen Bai on September 27 held a workshop to review the implementation of the project “Ending Violence against Children” (EVAC) which was launched in the province in 2016 for the period until 2020.
5.6 percent of VN children face risk of human trafficking: research Society

5.6 percent of VN children face risk of human trafficking: research

About 5.6 percent of Vietnamese children are at risk of trafficking, and only 2.8 percent of them confirmed they were victims of human trafficking, according to the latest research announced on August 13 by the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs’ Institute of Labour and Social Affairs (ILSA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Vietnam.
Forum gives children a voice in child-related issues Society

Forum gives children a voice in child-related issues

Ninety children of 19 ethnic minority groups in Dien Bien province gathered at the Children’s Forum jointly held by the provincial People’s Committee, the World Vision Vietnam and the Blue Dragon Children’s Foundation in the northern mountainous locality on July 31.
China gives death sentence to child trafficker World

China gives death sentence to child trafficker

A major female culprit of a transnational child trafficking gang, Huang Qingheng, was executed by a court in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on August 16, said Xinhua News Agency.
Fourth ASEAN Children Forum closes in Hanoi Society

Fourth ASEAN Children Forum closes in Hanoi

The fourth ASEAN Children Forum concluded in Hanoi on June 22 with a dialogue between children from ASEAN member countries and high-ranking regional officials in charge of social welfare and developme
Police asked to maintain national order Politics

Police asked to maintain national order

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has urged police forces to ensure security and order in all fields and areas, and put a stop to acts of public disorder incitement, and information and psychological battles hatched by hostile forces to defend the country’s territorial sovereignty.
Society

Vietnam joins war on child sex tourism

Child sex tourism is not mentioned specifically in Vietnamese legislation, but there are fears that it can be growing as the nation makes big advances in attracting holiday makers - and as Vietnamese themselves move more and more around the country.
Society

Mekong youth condemn slavery

Teenagers from the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) are being given a chance to express their views at the Inter-Ministerial Meeting (IMM3) on fighting human-trafficking in Hanoi on Feb. 16.
Politics

ASEAN people target on powers for climate change

The ASEAN People’s Forum (APF) called on mighty and developed countries to provide financial support for the world effort against climate change at one of several workshops held in the second APF working day in Hanoi on September 25.