Campaign launched to stop school violence, child abuse Society

Campaign launched to stop school violence, child abuse

A campaign entitled “Act for Children” was launched in Hanoi on June 1, the International Children’s Day, with the goal of stopping school violence and child abuse through raising awareness of families, schools and the community.
Inspections planned for child protection work Society

Inspections planned for child protection work

The National Committee for Children will send working teams to two ministries and sectors and 7 cities and provinces in June to inspect the enforcement of children’s rights and children protection work.
Conference on project to end child labour Society

Conference on project to end child labour

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs held a conference on April 23 to gather ideas for a project to better prevent child labour in 2019-2020.
Winners of first national press award on children announced Society

Winners of first national press award on children announced

Winners of the first national press award on children were announced at an ceremony in Hanoi on April 6, honouring journalists and media agencies in all media forms with outstanding contributions in children protection, caring and education in the past one year.
NGOs urged to unite to protect kids Society

NGOs urged to unite to protect kids

Many public organisations and NGOs operate in the field of children protection in HCM City but do not work closely with one another, according to experts.
Child labour problem confounds Dak Lak Society

Child labour problem confounds Dak Lak

Le Van Hong, a member of the H’Mong minority in Krong Bong district of the Central Highland province of Dak Lak, had decided to send his two sons, aged 10 and 15, to work for a garment factory in the south.
Vietnam has about 1.75 million child labourers Society

Vietnam has about 1.75 million child labourers

Vietnam currently has about 1.75 million labourers who are children or adolescents, mostly in big cities, including Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, according to a Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) official.