Many parents in Vietnam still misunderstand the concept “Spare the rod, spoil the child”, leading to violence against children.
More and more cases of students fighting each other have been reported recently.
Psychological protection for students still has not been given much importance by schools, experts say.
The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs plans to inspect all child support establishments, including religious institutions that raise disadvantaged children.
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.
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.
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.
Vo Nguyen Quynh Trang, 26, from Gia Lai Province, is to be prosecuted for abusing an 8-year-old child to death.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.