Sexual harassment

Update news Sexual harassment

Forbes Vietnam on February 24 announced that it had removed Ngo Hoang Anh from its Under 30 2022 list, following allegations from others who have charged Anh with sexual harassment.

How can sexual harassment be prevented in schools?

Psychological protection for students still has not been given much importance by schools, experts say.

Foreign man fined for sexual harassment in HCM City

A foreign man has been fined VND200,000 (USD8.69) for harassing a woman while both were in a lift in HCM City.

Vietnam now needs to walk the talk on sexual harassment

The amended Labour Code (LC) of Vietnam includes a number of positive and important provisions, including a definition of sexual harassment. These changes were accepted by the National Assembly (NA) on 20 November 2019.

Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon accused of four years of sexual harassment

The alleged victim said the harassment included the mayor of Seoul sending semi-naked pictures.

'Everyone passes the buck': despite #MeToo, fashion has a way to go

Industry insiders say progress has been made but problem of sexual abuse has not gone away

Sexual harassment on buses all too common

 VietNamNet Bridge – Third-year university student Duong Huyen in Ha Noi has never been inappropriately touched by a stranger, but she has seen it happen.

Prostitution occurs whether we like it or not

Dr. Chung A, member of a consulting group for Chairman of the National Committee for AIDS, Drugs and Prostitution Prevention and Control discusses with the Suc Khoe & Doi Song newspaper on prostitution.

Seeing sexual harassment for what it is

Mai, an office cleaner, was groped by an official as she worked. When this happened several times, she had a video taken of the act, and lodged a sexual harassment complaint with authorities in Ca Mau Province.

HCM City buses losing popularity

 VietNamNet Bridge – The number of bus passengers in HCM City has declined dramatically, and service quality is mostly to blame, a meeting held in HCM City to discuss issues facing public transportation heard.

Code to combat sexual harassment at work launched

 VietNamNet Bridge – A code of conduct to prevent sexual harassment at work was issued yesterday by the Ministry of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Viet Nam.

Hanoi may operate buses for women only to prevent sexual harassment

 VietNamNet Bridge – Hanoi authorities have asked the Hanoi Transport Corporation (Transerco) to consider launching some bus routes exclusively for female passengers to help prevent sexual harassment.

Traffic Safety Agency works to prevent sexual harassment in Hanoi, HCM City

 VietNamNet Bridge – The National Road Safety Commission has asked the authorities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City to conduct surveys at the places and bus routes where women are being sexually harassed.

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Three young children drown in lake; Free measles-rubella shots given to 757,000 children; HCM City students suspended for sexual harassment; Ho Chi Minh City invests US$524 million in environmental protection

Egypt brings in new sexual harassment laws

 Egypt has introduced new punishments for sexual harassment in an effort to crack down on the worsening problem.

Workers scared to report sexual harassment

VietNamNet Bridge – Nguyen Ha Lan*, a resident of HCM City, recalls the incident that made her leave her job as a tour guide, a profession that she was once passionate about.