News for: Children

Promoting children's right to play

06/13/2024 21:11 - In March 2024, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a Resolution designating June 11 as the International Day of Play.


Action Month for Children 2024 kicks off

06/01/2024 09:07 - The Action Month for Children 2024 was launched at a ceremony held in Hue city, the central province of Thua Thien - Hue on June 1.


Investing in children means investing in nation's future: PM

05/31/2024 19:59 - Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh visited and presented gifts to children at the Hanoi nursing centre for children with disabilities on May 31, on the occasion of the International Children’s Day (June 1) and the Action Month for Children 2024.


Campaign launched to encourage parents to spend more time with their children

11/28/2023 19:53 - The Maternal and Child Health Department under the Ministry of Health launched a campaign entitled ‘24 Hours with Your Children’ on November 28 to encourage parents and foster carers to accompany their child’s growth journey.


Vietnamese children around the world enjoy Mid-Autumn Festival

09/30/2023 20:11 - Various activities were held for Vietnamese children around the world on the occasion of the Mid-Autumn Festival, a Vietnamese traditional festival that is celebrated annually on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, which falls on September 29 this year.


iRAP receives 2 million USD to provide children with safer journeys to school

09/17/2023 15:37 - The International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) announced that it received a fund of 2 million USD and additional support from, to provide children with a safer journey to school, including Vietnamese children.


Infographic: Child helpline 111 and 19 years of supporting children

06/02/2023 17:49 - After 19 years of operation, child helpline 111 has received 5,398,105 calls, of which, there were 469,408 counselling requests.


Ho Chi Minh City launches summer activities for children

05/29/2023 19:42 - Deputy Prime Minister Tran Luu Quang attended an event in Ho Chi Minh City on May 28 to launch summer activities for children and respond to the Children Month 2023.


UN official hails Vietnam’s efforts in caring for children

01/17/2023 18:45 - Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), had a meeting on January 16 with UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative on Violence against Children Najat Maalla M’jid.


Training workshop calls for elimination of violence against women and children

10/13/2022 18:08 - The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Office in Vietnam hosted a training workshop for key opinion leaders (KOLs) in Hanoi on October 12.


Overseas Vietnamese children celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival

09/11/2022 16:26 - Overseas Vietnamese children in different countries have enjoyed a merry Mid-Autumn Festival with celebrations held in various forms.

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Communication campaign launched to end violence against children and women

07/05/2022 13:53 - A communication campaign named ‘Blue Heart’ was launched on July 5 to raise public awareness of the increased risks of violence against children and women in Vietnam and call for actions.


Thanh Hoa province acts to protect children

06/11/2022 17:36 - The central coastal province of Thanh Hoa is intensifying activities to protect children in response to the action month for children this year.


Vietnam detects no mystery hepatitis, urged to monitor disease

05/10/2022 17:43 - Vietnam has not reported any cases of acute hepatitis of unknown origin in children, but health authorities and facilities must closely monitor the disease, strengthen testing of suspected cases of acute hepatitis...


President calls for more literary works for children

01/09/2022 17:41 - President Nguyen Xuan Phuc attended a ceremony in Hanoi on January 9 to launch a campaign on creating children’s literature works, and present the first young author award.


Vice President chairs meeting of NFVC Sponsorship Council

11/26/2021 16:23 - Children must be placed at an important position during the process of developing human resources for national development, said Vice President Vo Thi Anh Xuan.


Ho Chi Minh City resumes immunisation programmes for children

10/13/2021 12:49 - Routine immunisation of children has resumed in Ho Chi Minh City, the epicentre of the COVID-19 outbreak, after being temporarily halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the HCM City Centre for Disease Control (HCDC).


Efforts stepped up to protect women and children from violence

05/24/2021 17:36 - The Vietnamese Government, the Government of Australia, and several United Nations agencies (UNFPA, UNICEF and UN Women) are committed to working together and calling for more joint efforts to end violence against women and children.

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Outstanding children honoured at Hanoi ceremony

10/25/2020 19:15 - A ceremony was held in Hanoi on October 25 to commend children with remarkable achievements from nationwide, which was the most important activity of the 9th National Congress of Uncle Ho’s Good Children for 2015-2020.

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Various activities held for children during Mid-Autumn Festival

09/30/2020 13:59 - Various activities have been held nationwide to care for children and help them enjoy a warm Mid-Autumn Festival this year.

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