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Schools set barriers to protect children online

Besides family members and society, schools can also make great contributions to protect children online by installing barriers to prevent toxic content.

Hanoi baby sister given life sentence assaulting toddler to death

A baby sister has been given a life sentence and another a 20-year jail for allegedly murdering a 17-month-old baby in an unlicensed kindergarten in Thuong Tin District.

British man admits travelling in Vietnam to abuse children

In June this year, Behn was further charged with 23 counts of sexually assaulting a child and causing a child to engage in sexual activity. The charges relate to boys aged six to 11 living in Việt Nam, spanning 2008–2018.

Online child abusers exploit personal information leakage

After stealing children’s personal information, evildoers exploit the stolen information to abuse and bully children, according to Bui Duy Thanh from World Vision Vietnam.

Experts warn of child abuse as parents post children’s photos on social media

Parents need to learn how to behave properly on social media, or their children may become victims of social evils.

Man receives eight-year sentence for torture of eight-year-old daughter

The HCM City’s People’s Court on Wednesday upheld an eight-year sentence for Nguyễn Kim Trung Thái, 38, for torture of his eight-year-old daughter and concealment of the crime, instead of the death penalty proposed by prosecutors for murder.

Sapa mother fined for forcing her children to work

A woman in the northern tourist town of Sapa has been fined VND 22 million for forcing her two small children to sell products to tourists in the area.

Two babysitters in Hanoi detained for beating little boy to death

Two women at an unlicensed kindergarten in Hanoi’s Thuong Tin District have been arrested for beating a 17-month-old boy to death.

RoK court opens trial on fatal abuse of Vietnamese boy case

The Suwon district court in Gyeonggi province, the Republic of Korea (RoK) on February 23 opened a first-instance trial on a principal of a kindergarten in Hwaseong city accused of abusing a 9-month-old Vietnamese boy to death in November last year.

Woman arrested for allegedly causing death of 17-month-old child in HCM City

Police in HCM City's District 7 took Nguyen Ngoc Phuong, 30, into custody on Tuesday. She is accused of “intentionally causing injury” to the infant.

Man arrested for attempted murder of three-year-old boy, hiding him in freezer

Police in Ha Nam Province have arrested a 25-year-old man, for the attempted murder of a three-year-old boy after beating him unconscious and hiding him in a freezer.

Da Lat babysitters arrested for child abuse

Vuong Ngoc Thao Vy, 24 and Huynh Thi Thanh Hang, 26 were arrested on Monday for beating a two-year-old toddler in Da Lat.

Trial of HCMC fatal child abuse case to be held in public

A trial of the case of fatal abuse of an 8-year-old girl at an apartment building in HCM City’s Binh Thanh District last December will open to the public on July 21, said the municipal People's Court.

Parents vent anger, children get hurt

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.