Myanmar provides aid for street children during COVID-19 pandemic ASEAN

Myanmar provides aid for street children during COVID-19 pandemic

Myanmar's Ministry of Social Welfare, Relief and Resettlement has provided aid for street children from Mandalay and Yangon region during COVID-19 pandemic under a project plan regarding preventive measures and response to COVID-19, according to a ministry's official.
Conference discusses legal framework to protect transgender people Society

Conference discusses legal framework to protect transgender people

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer (LGBTQ) community in Vietnam has faced legal barriers as the law currently only recognises two genders, without any acknowledgement of other gender identifications or of same-sex marriage, said Dinh Thi Thu Thuy, head of the Department of Law under the Ministry of Health.
Gender violence should become focus of media Society

Gender violence should become focus of media

Gender violence should receive more media coverage to ensure women and children are brave enough to speak up to prevent domestic violence, said Truong Quang Hong, a gender expert from Care International in Vietnam.
Can Tho steps up fight against human trafficking Society

Can Tho steps up fight against human trafficking

The Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs of Mekong delta Can Tho city will join hands with relevant departments and organisations to raise public awareness of the Law against Human Trafficking by establishing human trafficking prevention clubs, holding conferences and handing out leaflets.
Conference seeks ways to prevent child abuse Society

Conference seeks ways to prevent child abuse

Improving capacity for officials at local levels in protecting children and strengthening communications to raise children and their families’ awareness of children’s rights and related laws are among effective ways to save children from violence and sexual abuse, heard a conference in Ho Chi Minh City on July 14.