Latest News about 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, 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.
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 People's Committee has proposed to set up a special child protection force amid the rising number of child abuse cases.
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.
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.
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.