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Ensuring of child’s rights implementation and children protection requires the strong and practical solution


Recently, in Hanoi, Minister of Labour – Invalids and Social Affairs Dao Ngoc Dung chaired the consultation meeting about the implementation of child’s rights and child protection serving for completing the Draft of Directive of the Prime Minister. Attending the consultation meeting were Deputy Minister Nguyen Thi Ha, representatives from the relation agencies from National Assembly, Government’s Office, relating units under the Ministry, domestic experts and international organization…

The Party, Government and all society always pay attention and manage to implement the work relating children in order to ensure the child’s rights and benefits. To enhance the measures of ensuring child’s rights and benefits and child protection, the Prime Minister assigned MOLISA to prepare for the Directive on improving the measures on ensuring the implementation of child’s rights and child protection.

Addressing the meeting, Minister Dao Ngoc Dung shared that currently, Vietnam was assessed by United Nations and the international organizations as a bright spot on the world for child care and protection. However, the Minister noted that besides the bright side, we should pay attention to the dark side of the whole picture on children in Vietnam, these are the issue of child abused and violent. On this context, the Minister emphasized that the Directive was not a legal document but an order from the Prime Minister to change the awareness and behaviors of the ministries, branches, localities and the whole society on prevention of child abused and violent. The Prime Minister's Directive will ring the alarm and raise stronger and more practical solutions to this problem.
The Minister stated that the MOLISA has cooperated with relevant agencies, a number of national and international experts to build the Prime Minister's Directive.
At the meeting, participants shared many contents in which highlighted the core role in child protection were family. The family includes the parents and family members of the children and the community is composed of local child protection officers.
Delegates also proposed to prioritize prevention, early detection and prevention of child abused and violent in the community. They emphasised the responsibility of the head and public morality were two key elements to ensure the effective implementation of children's rights and benefits.
At the end of the meeting, Minister Dao Ngoc Dung thanked the participants for their comments and affirmed that the MOLISA will receive the comments from the participants.
The Minister assigned professional units to receive the comments and urgently prepare the content of the Directive to be submitted to the Prime Minister. Minister Dao Ngoc Dung emphasized the importance of this Directive and said that the Directive could even be the orientation in order to promulgate of the National Action for Children Program period 2021-2030.