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A former football coach who once worked for a top team in Scotland has been arrested in Vietnam in connection with historic child sex abuse offences.

​​​​​​​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.

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

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.

Da Nang launches hotline to protect children from sexual abuse

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.

Reports on child abuse just the tip of the iceberg: NA Standing Committee

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. 

US man charged of child sex tourism in Vietnam

This case was brought as part of Project Safe Childhood, an initiative launched in May 2006 by the US Department of Justice to combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation and abuse.

Children should be protected from violence and sexual abuse

While efforts are being made to prevent violence against children, much more work still needs to be done.

In the fight against sexual assault, victim-blaming means deadlock

Many middle-aged Vietnamese people I know have very weird names.


Police investigate gang rape of 16-year-old

 VietNamNet Bridge – Police in Quang Tri Province are investigating the alleged gang rape of a 16-year-old girl.

School environment shaken by sexual harassment cases

VietNamNet Bridge - A number of sexual harassment cases in schools in recent months have stunned the public. 

Sexual abuse hotline planned

A national hotline that would provide legal consultation and assistance to victims of sexual abuse and violence will be launched in the near future, 

Domestic violence not a ‘private affair'

Half of the married women in Viet Nam experience domestic violence and sexual abuse at some point of their lives. Nguyen Minh Huong finds that most cases of violence against women are not investigated, let alone effectively prosecuted. 

Interpol-wanted Belgian arrested in Vietnam

 A Belgian national, who has been intentionally wanted by the Interpol since 2006 for sexual abuse, has been arrested in the central province of Khanh Hoa.

Assembly debates management of local residency law

VietNamNet Bridge – The management of residency and temporary residency registrations for Vietnamese attracted many concerns by deputies at the plenary discussion of the13th National Assembly on Saturday.

Frenchman jumps from 19th floor to the ground

VietNamNet Bridge – While the police were searching his room, a foreign man who was related to the salacious case against children jumped from the 19th floor and died on the spot.