child protection

Update news child protection

The Vietnam Network for Child Online Protection recently debuted its website for online child protection and receiving child abuse reports.

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.

Children’s falling accidents are a warning to parents

A number of cases of toddlers falling from multi-storey apartment buildings in Hanoi have been reported recently.

Code of conduct on child protection in cyberspace to be issued

The Code of Conduct on Protection of Children on Cyberspace is scheduled for issuance in the fourth quarter of 2021.

​​​​​​​HCM City seeks concerted efforts to protect children from sexual abuse

Concerted efforts and much tougher penalties are needed to prevent sexual abuse of children, a HCM City leader has said.

Voices of Vietnamese children survey released

Result of the survey “The Voices of Vietnamese Children” was released by the Management and Sustainable Development Institute (MSD) and the Save the Children International (SCI) in Hanoi on June 2.

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.

Top legislator hails UNICEF’s support of child protection in Vietnam

Chairwoman of the National Assembly Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan hosted a reception for Chief Representative of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Vietnam Rana Flowers in Hanoi on June 25.

Children at risk of child labour in natural disasters

More frequent and severe natural disasters in Viet Nam due to climate change can push children into child labour if proper preventive measures are not taken, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) has warned.

Vietnamese children ready to speak their minds

 VietNamNet Bridge – More than 190 children between 10 and 16 from 30 cities and province will gather in Ha Noi tomorrow (Aug 5) for an annual three-day forum to empower kids' voices.

Child sex abuse increase sounds alarm bells

 VietNamNet Bridge – A 52-year-old father in Ha Noi was sentenced to 16 years in jail last week for raping his daughter. The case has aroused public outrage and concern about the recent increase in child cruelty and sexual abuse.