Equipping children with self-defense skills on cyberspace

The Department of Child Care and Protection will join forces with local authorities, relevant agencies and organizations to train children with the skills to protect themselves in cyberspace.

Equipping children with self-defense skills on cyberspace

This is one of the tasks the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has assigned the department to implement under the framework of the program on protecting children and helping them have healthy and creative interactions on the internet.

Under the program, MOLISA will set up an electronic information portal, online app, information channels (fanpage) on social networks with high numbers of users in Vietnam so as to assist children to seek, receive and disseminate information, express their opinions and wishes on media channels, suitable to their ages, maturity, demand and capability.

Building a network to protect children on the internet, and publishing a report on reviewing the situation and suggesting solutions to help children have healthy and creative interactions are also tasks to be done under the program.

Building a standard process for agencies to join forces to receive information, investigate and handle the behavior of abusing children on the internet; and building an inter-sectoral mechanism to supervise child sexual abuse crimes in the online environment are the missions to be implemented in 2021.

In 2022, the department will lead the building and integration of online notification channels on issues related to children in the online environment in the National Child Protection Call Center No 111.

Many regular and annual tasks will be deployed by MOLISA’s agencies in the coming time, such as giving consultancy and psychological support to children abused in the online environment through Call Center 111 and through social assistance facilities; and coordinating with the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) and the Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) to prevent, detect and stop the acts of using the cyber environment to abuse children.

 

MOLISA will conduct research and propose solutions, putting children at the center, with the participation of children or organizations that represent children's voices and aspirations, to design digital policies on children or related to children; and coordinate with MPS, MIC and relevant agencies to build, operate and collect data for Vietnam’s CSAM database (Child Sexual Abuse Material).

It will use new technologies to collect and filter information, and analyze data which could be videos and images on child abuse; and connect data with the CSAM database managed by MIC.

The program on protecting and assisting children to make healthy and creative interactions on the internet environment in 2021-2025 was approved by the PM on June 1 in Decision 830. This is the first program at the national level on protecting children on the internet. 

Van Anh

Vietnamese parents divided on when to teach kids about money use: survey

Vietnamese parents divided on when to teach kids about money use: survey

The survey of 10,000 parents in nine Asian markets found 95 per cent agreeing that it is very important to teach their children how to use and manage money.  

There’s no excuse for offending other people’s honor and dignity: official

There’s no excuse for offending other people’s honor and dignity: official

No one has the right to infringe upon the body, life, honor and dignity of other people, for any reason, said Truong Quoc Anh, officer of the People’s Procuracy and a social network user.

 
 

Other News

.
Provinces and cities nationwide gradually returning to new normal
Provinces and cities nationwide gradually returning to new normal
SOCIETYicon  15/09/2021 

A host of provinces and cities nationwide have devised plans aimed at bringing daily life back to a new normal as the pandemic shows signs of abating, with positive COVID-19 cases consistently seeing a gradual reduction.

Two people killed in lightning strike in Hanoi rain
Two people killed in lightning strike in Hanoi rain
SOCIETYicon  15/09/2021 

Hanoi Police are investigating an incident where two people were apparently killed in a lightning strike while travelling on a street this morning.

Hanoi, HCM City to loosen social distancing, prepare for reopening
Hanoi, HCM City to loosen social distancing, prepare for reopening
FEATUREicon  15/09/2021 

Hanoi leaders have mentioned the possibility of loosening social distancing from September 15 if the spread of the coronavirus can be curbed. HCM City is also considering loosening social distancing regulations two weeks after September 15.

Schools are confused about teaching integrated subjects
Schools are confused about teaching integrated subjects
SOCIETYicon  16/09/2021 

The new academic year has begun, but both school leaders and teachers still don’t know what they need to do when teaching integrated subjects.

Hanoi after nearly two months of social distancing
Hanoi after nearly two months of social distancing
FEATUREicon  15/09/2021 

The number of Covid-19 cases is gradually decreasing, medical capacity has improved, the "green zone" has expanded, and the "red zone" has gradually narrowed. 

Over 1,500 students in HCM City orphaned because of Covid-19
Over 1,500 students in HCM City orphaned because of Covid-19
SOCIETYicon  15/09/2021 

Since the Covid-19 epidemic broke out in HCM City in late April, 1,517 students, including nearly 500 primary school students, have become orphans.

COVID-19: Hanoi installs cameras for QR code scanning at 67 checkpoints
COVID-19: Hanoi installs cameras for QR code scanning at 67 checkpoints
SOCIETYicon  15/09/2021 

Hanoi police on September 14 installed cameras to scan QR code at 67 checkpoints for COVID-19 prevention and control across the capital city.

HCM City to roll out 3rd Covid support package worth $438.5m
HCM City to roll out 3rd Covid support package worth $438.5m
SOCIETYicon  15/09/2021 

HCM City plans a third Covid-19 relief package worth around VNĐ10 trillion (US$438.5 million) after September 15 for workers who have lost their jobs, had incomes reduced, have no stable incomes, or face other difficulties.

VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 15
VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 15
SOCIETYicon  15/09/2021 

HCM City sees decrease in COVID fatalities thanks to improved home treatment

At least one domestic COVID-19 vaccine to be licenced by year-end
At least one domestic COVID-19 vaccine to be licenced by year-end
SOCIETYicon  15/09/2021 

At least one homegrown COVID-19 vaccine will be licenced for use by the end of this year, Nguyen Ngo Quang, Deputy Director of the Department of Science, Technology and Training under the Ministry of Health (MoH).

COVID-19: 10,508 cases added to national caseload on September 14
COVID-19: 10,508 cases added to national caseload on September 14
SOCIETYicon  14/09/2021 

Vietnam recorded 10,508 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours to 5pm September 14, taking the total number of infections to 635,055, according to the Ministry of Health.

First, second graders studying online will receive assessments only after returning to in-school classes
First, second graders studying online will receive assessments only after returning to in-school classes
SOCIETYicon  15/09/2021 

The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has sent a dispatch to the chairs of People’s Committees on organizing teaching and learning in the context of Covid-19.

Some students ‘get stuck’ in countryside, can't return to city for school
Some students ‘get stuck’ in countryside, can't return to city for school
SOCIETYicon  15/09/2021 

Children sent to grandparents' homes for summer holidays cannot return to cities to school because of travel restrictions during Covid-19.

HCM City begins two trial ‘buffer’ weeks before reopenng
HCM City begins two trial ‘buffer’ weeks before reopenng
FEATUREicon  15/09/2021 

A trial reopening in HCM City will be implemented on September 16-30 in districts 7, Cu Chi and Can Gio before following steps are taken.

Hanoi considers re-opening some services after September 15
Hanoi considers re-opening some services after September 15
SOCIETYicon  14/09/2021 

The Hanoi authorities are considering relaxing restrictions on selected services as the capital city seeks to revive the economy following the improvement of the coronavirus situation.

Vietnam administers more than 30 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine
Vietnam administers more than 30 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine
SOCIETYicon  14/09/2021 

Vietnam surpassed a total of 30 million shots of COVID-19 vaccine on the morning of August 14 after five consecutive days of administering more than one million shots per day.

Italy, France donate nearly 1.5 million vaccine doses to Vietnam
Italy, France donate nearly 1.5 million vaccine doses to Vietnam
SOCIETYicon  14/09/2021 

France and Italy have presented approximately 1.5 million doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine via the COVAX Facility to aid Vietnam’s ongoing fight against the pandemic.

Vietnam to buy Covid-19 vaccines for children next year
Vietnam to buy Covid-19 vaccines for children next year
SOCIETYicon  14/09/2021 

Vietnam will buy Covid-19 vaccines for children aged five and older next year, according to Minister of Health Nguyen Thanh Long.

VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 14
VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES SEPTEMBER 14
SOCIETYicon  14/09/2021 

Dong Nai to ease mobility restrictions, reopen after Sept 20

HCM City to pilot COVID green card in districts 7, Can Gio, Cu Chi
HCM City to pilot COVID green card in districts 7, Can Gio, Cu Chi
SOCIETYicon  14/09/2021 

HCM City is planning to pilot COVID-19 green cards in districts 7, Can Gio and Cu Chi, places where the pandemic has basically been controlled.

 
 
 
Leave your comment on an article

OR QUICK LOGIN