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Strengthening inter-sectoral coordination in the development and implementation of children's rights.

Strengthening inter-sectoral coordination in the development and implementation of children's rights.

21/11/2022
Recently, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam ordered raising public awareness of child abuse acts and punishments against violation of children’s rights, thereby building a safe and child-friendly living environment.
Deputy Minister Nguyen Thi Ha receives Executive Director of United Nations Children's Fund

Deputy Minister Nguyen Thi Ha receives Executive Director of United Nations Children's Fund

15/11/2022
 On November 11th, 2022, at the Ministry Head quarter, Deputy Minister Nguyen Thi Ha had a cordial meeting with the Delegation of United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) led by Ms. Catherine Russell, Executive Director. Attending the meeting were Mrs. Rana Flower, Head Representatives of UNICEF Vietnam; Leaders from the Department of Legal Affairs, Department of Gender Equalities, Department of Child Affairs, Department of Social Assistances.
Promoting implementation of Children’s Rights in accordance with international standard

Promoting implementation of Children’s Rights in accordance with international standard

14/11/2022
 On November, 11, at the Government’s Headquarter, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam had a cordial meeting with United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director Catherine Russell, on the occasion of her official visit to Vietnam. The Deputy Prime Minister highly appreciated the support of UNICEF for the recent years.
Ensuring social security, empowering and creating opportunities for women and girls to achieve gender equality and eliminate violence against women and girls

Ensuring social security, empowering and creating opportunities for women and girls to achieve gender equality and eliminate violence against women and girls

14/11/2022
 The National action month on gender equality and gender-based violence prevention and response was launched in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on November 12 by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) in Vietnam. The month, lasting from November 15 to December 15, has the theme of "Ensuring social security, empowering and creating opportunities for women and girls to achieve gender equality and eliminate violence against women and girls".
Vietnam ensures gender equality in political and public life

Vietnam ensures gender equality in political and public life

20/10/2022
 When it comes to women in political decision-making, Vietnam has in place an adequate legal framework to ensure gender equality in political and public life. UNDP Resident Representative in Vietnam Ramla Khalidi wrote the comment in her article entitled “The path toward gender parity in politics in Vietnam” on the occasion of Vietnamese Women’s Day. The following is the full text of the article.
Launching the National Program

Launching the National Program "The whole nation joins hands for the poor" 2022

18/10/2022
 On October 17th, in Hanoi, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended the launching ceremony of a National Programme named “The whole nation joins hands for the poor in 2022”.
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh chairs dialogue with women nationwide

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh chairs dialogue with women nationwide

17/10/2022
 Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on October 15 chaired a dialogue on the promotion of gender equality and the role that women play in socio-economic development. The hybrid event, held on the threshold of the Vietnamese Women's Day (October 20), drew leaders of central agencies and representatives of 62 cities and provinces nationwide, as well as more than 5,000 outstanding women from across the country.
Improving knowledge and skills of parents to ensure child development

Improving knowledge and skills of parents to ensure child development

29/09/2022
To ensure that young children are developed physically, intellectually and spiritually and have equal access to comprehensive development care support services, the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs is improving the knowledge and skills of parents and caregivers.