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Update news child abuse

Many parents in Vietnam still misunderstand the concept “Spare the rod, spoil the child”, leading to violence against children.

Why do students have more aggressive behaviors than in the past?

More and more cases of students fighting each other have been reported recently.

How can sexual harassment be prevented in schools?

Psychological protection for students still has not been given much importance by schools, experts say.

VN legislators convene session on child abuse

The National Assembly (NA) committees for culture-education, justice, and social affairs on February 22 convened a session to discuss solutions for violence against children, after several cases shocked the public recently.

Child support establishments nationwide to be inspected in bid to curb child abuse, violence

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs plans to inspect all child support establishments, including religious institutions that raise disadvantaged children.

Man suspected of violent assault of three-year-old girl

Thach That District Police has transferred a man suspected of violently assaulting a three-year-old girl, to Hanoi Criminal Police for further investigation. The man is N.T.H, the boyfriend of N.T.L who is the girl's mother.

National fund for Vietnamese children active in 2021

The National Fund for Vietnamese Children (NFVA) offered support to nearly 15,500 children hit by COVID-19 last year at a total cost of over 20.8 billion VND (904,000 USD), 2,930 of them were orphans and 520 had their mothers infected with the virus.

Child abuse cases show need for better public awareness, improved laws on child protection

The society is in high dudgeon over reports about child abuse leading to deaths, and netizens have ‘danced on their computer keyboards’ and called on the courts to impose heavy penalties on people abusing children. But support has been modest.

HCM City: Woman to be prosecuted for fatally abusing 8-year-old child

Vo Nguyen Quynh Trang, 26, from Gia Lai Province, is to be prosecuted for abusing an 8-year-old child to death.


Underage labour investigation ordered after alleged torture of 14-year-old

Bac Ninh authorities on Monday ordered an investigation into underage labour in service and manufacturing units in the province following reports of alleged serious abuse of a 14-year-old boy in a restaurant in the northern province.

Da Nang launches hotline to protect children from sexual abuse

The Department of Information and Communications of central Da Nang city on June 29 commissioned a hotline to support the protection of children and adolescents from sexual abuse.

Reports on child abuse just the tip of the iceberg: NA Standing Committee

Nearly 50 per cent of adults do not know what is governed by the Law on Children, according to a report released by the National Assembly’s supervision delegation on Monday. 

US man charged of child sex tourism in Vietnam

This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, an initiative launched in May 2006 by the US Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse.

Vietnam seeks ways to combat child abuse

Officials have proposed stricter punishment on those charged with child abuse at a meeting with the government, supervision delegation of the National Assembly and other agencies on January 15.

Nghe An babysitter detained for child abuse

Police in the central province of Nghe An has been arrested for mistreating a 13-month old local girl.


Kindergarten deputy headmaster suspended for trampled child

The deputy headmaster of a nursery school in the southern province of Binh Duong has been suspended following the case in which a little child was trampled on by their classmates.

State employee in HCM City arrested for alleged child molestation

A male State employee working at the HCMC Social Support Center has been detained for allegedly molesting two children living at the center, reported the local media.

Jail sentence upheld for Danang official accused of child abuse

The Ho Chi Minh City People's Court on Wednesday upheld the 18-month sentence for the former deputy director of Danang City People's Procuracy, Nguyen Huu Linh who was accused of sexually abusing children under 16.


In Vietnam, family education is being neglected

Many parents believe that schools have to take full responsibility for the maturation process of their children.

Anti-corruption efforts make progress

Vietnam is winning the war on corruption – albeit gradually. Government Inspector General Le Minh Khai addressed the ongoing 37th session of the National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee on Thursday.