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Approving the National Program on Child Protection in the 2011-2015 period

Ministry of Labor, War Invalid, and Social Affairs Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Viet Nam January 2011 Legislation/regulation child/youth protection

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"Article 1: The General target is to create a safe and healthy living environment in which all children are protected. Initiative is also to be taken in preventing, mitigating and eliminating risks to children, reducing the numbers of children falling into difficulty, abused children and child victims of violence. To provide timely support and rehabilitation for these children and create opportunities for them to reintegrate themselves into the community and have equal development opportunities.

Article 2: the organization of the implementation of the Program. The Ministry of Labour, War Invalids and Social Affairs is the main authority to implement the Program, in coordination with the Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the Ministry of Finance, the Central Committee of the Vietnam Women's Union and other concerned agencies. Other Ministries may also play a role."


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