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Launching a Campaign of Blue Heart 2022

Launching a Campaign of Blue Heart 2022

06/07/2022
 On July 5th, the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) in collaboration with UN agencies and the Australian Aid, launched a campaign enhance public awareness of women and children protection, spreading the message of zero tolerance for violence against children and women.
Join hands to improve essential services to support women and girls experiencing gender-based violence

Join hands to improve essential services to support women and girls experiencing gender-based violence

22/06/2022
 On June 21, in Vinh Phuc province, Ministry of Labour – Invalids and Social Affairs in coordination with UN Women held the Closing conference on essential services package for women and girls subject to violence (ESP) phase III in Vietnam (2021 – 2022). More than 80 delegates from United Nations agencies, line ministries, departments, representatives of several provinces and cities, national and international development organizations, CSOs gathered and shared experiences after the 5-year implementation of the United Nations Joint Program on Essential Services Package for Women and Girls Subject to Violence in Viet Nam. 
UNFPA’s interventions towards the development of a care ecosystem for older persons in Vietnam

UNFPA’s interventions towards the development of a care ecosystem for older persons in Vietnam

01/06/2022
 The United Nations Population Fund – UNFPA joined the discussion with the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs – MOLISA on a holistic policy framework, which is needed to pave the way for actions and creation of a comprehensive elder care ecosystem in Vietnam.  
Month of Action for Children 2022 launched

Month of Action for Children 2022 launched

01/06/2022
 A Month of Action for Children was launched at a ceremony in Hanoi on May 31 in the present of Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh. ​ Under the theme “Joining hands to care for, educate and protect children,” the month of action aims to engage socio-political organisations, social organisations, families and communities in the care, education and protection of children.    
Vietnam shares experience in increasing children's access to education

Vietnam shares experience in increasing children's access to education

18/05/2022
 Education is especially important in eradicating child labour, Vietnam's representative said at the 5th Global Conference on the Elimination of Child Labour in Durban, South Africa, and called for strengthening cooperation for the improvement of high school education, career orientation, and vocational training.
RESPECT WOMEN: prevention of gender-based violence in accordance with international standards

RESPECT WOMEN: prevention of gender-based violence in accordance with international standards

13/05/2022
During 3 days (May 11 - 13) Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs in collaboration with UN Women, WHO, UNFPA and the UN Gender Theme Group held a training course for prevention of gender-based violence. The training is being held for the first time in Vietnam to strengthen capacity on prevention of violence against women based on “Respect Women” framework and foster the development of an effective gender-based violence prevention strategies in the future.
To concrete measures of prevention and control of child drowning

To concrete measures of prevention and control of child drowning

11/05/2022
 The interdisciplinary delegation of the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) led by Deputy Minister Nguyen Thi Ha worked with Thanh Hoa Provincial People's Committee on strengthening prevention and control of accidents, injuries and drowning among children on May 10.
Social protection policies towards making the goal of social protection for all

Social protection policies towards making the goal of social protection for all

21/04/2022
 Vietnam’s social protection system needs further reform and strengthening towards realizing the goal of providing social protection for all in the country. This was one of the key take-aways of a consultation workshop co-organized by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Institute for Labour and Social Affairs (ILSSA) in Hanoi, on 20 April, 2022. Participants at the event, which was financially supported by the Government of Japan and the Government of Ireland, included representatives from the Ministry of Labour - Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), several international partners such as UNICEF, UNFPA, UNDP, UN Women and the World Bank and the drafting committee for reviewing the implementation of the Party’s Resolution No. 15-NQ/TW on social policies which covers social security.