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Improved legal framework and public awareness - key to curb domestic violenceicon
SOCIETY01/01/20210

Improved legal framework and public awareness - key to curb domestic violence

Vice chairwoman of the National Assembly’s Committee for Social Affairs Le Thi Nguyet talks about the need to further improve the legal framework on domestic violence prevention and control to better facilitate law enforcement.

 
Nearly two in three married women face violence from husbands: studyicon

Nearly two in three married women face violence from husbands: study

SOCIETY
15/07/2020

Nearly two in three married women, or almost 63%, have experienced one or more forms of physical, sexual, emotional and economic violence and controlling behaviours by their husbands in their lifetime, a study has found.

Domestic violence reports spike amid social distancingicon

Domestic violence reports spike amid social distancing

SOCIETY
24/04/2020

As Vietnam uses social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus, champions of women’s rights fear the policy may be putting women in greater danger of domestic violence.

HCM City to have children protection forceicon

HCM City to have children protection force

SOCIETY
01/11/2019

HCM City People's Committee has proposed to set up a special child protection force amid the rising number of child abuse cases.

Campaigners say domestic violence is on the riseicon

Campaigners say domestic violence is on the rise

SOCIETY
31/08/2019

A leading domestic violence specialist in Vietnam has said there are more and more cases of women being beaten up by their partners – with many victims too scared to complain for fear of bringing shame on their families.

Korean husband arrested for beating Vietnamese wifeicon

Korean husband arrested for beating Vietnamese wife

SOCIETY
08/07/2019

The police in the Republic of Korea have arrested a 36-year-old man for beating his Vietnamese-born wife after a video went viral of him punching and kicking her in the presence of their two-year-old son.

Vietnam mulls Law on Alcohol Harm Preventionicon

Vietnam mulls Law on Alcohol Harm Prevention

SOCIETY
02/05/2019

Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son talks to Vietnam Economics Times about a draft Law on Alcohol Harm Prevention that is ready for the National Assembly to discuss in May.