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Hanoi int'l kindergarten teachers fired for locking child in closet

Canadian-owned kindergarten Maple Bear Westlake Point in Hanoi has fired three teachers for locking a three-year-old boy in a closet this month.

Sexual abuse of underage school kids a legal, cultural failure

A spate of molestation cases has exposed glaring gaps in ensuring the security of underage children in Vietnamese schools.

Ministry to help police handle sexual abuse of children

The Ministry of Public Security will directly assist local police in preventing and handling sexual abuse of children, a senior official says.
June 26, 2019 | 01:16 pm GMT+7

Spare the rod, spoil the child approach scar Vietnamese children

Vietnam’s acceptance of parents’ right to exercise disciplinary violence has swept under the carpet the trauma many children suffer.
June 06, 2019 | 09:46 am GMT+7

Man jailed for 10 years for raping 12-year-old girl

A court in the northern province of Hai Duong sentenced a man to 10 years in jail on Friday for raping a 12-year-old girl.
June 02, 2019 | 01:15 pm GMT+7

‘Fatherly love,’ says teacher caught molesting teenage girls

A Vietnamese teacher faces charges of molesting girls at his secondary school, notwithstanding his claims of “fatherly love.”
May 30, 2019 | 01:27 pm GMT+7

Man arrested for molesting seven-year-olds in child’s school

A man has been arrested in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang for allegedly molesting six seven-year-old girls at a primary school.
May 03, 2019 | 10:48 am GMT+7

Sexual assaults constitute 80 percent of child abuse cases, says government

Out of 1,600 cases of child abuse last year, 80 percent involved sexual assault, according to the Ministry of Public Security.
April 19, 2019 | 08:14 pm GMT+7

Man caught on film trying to molest young girl in Hanoi alley

The Hanoi police have arrested a man who was caught on camera trying to molest an 11-year-old girl in an empty alley.
April 16, 2019 | 09:56 am GMT+7

Da Nang teacher primes school students to protect themselves from sexual predators

A teacher in Da Nang teaches her students, both girls and boys, how to protect themselves from sexual harassment.
April 10, 2019 | 06:00 pm GMT+7

Saigon apartment residents wear T-shirts condemning child molestation

Residents of the Saigon apartment building where a child was molested recently are wearing T-shirts calling out the crime. 
April 09, 2019 | 03:16 pm GMT+7

Ethics teacher gets life in jail for raping minor girls

A former primary school teacher in Da Nang will spend the rest of his life in jail for raping third-grade girls.
April 09, 2019 | 08:26 am GMT+7

Vietnam shocked by extent of sexual abuse children face

Sexual abuse of children is far more prevalent than thought, and Vietnamese citizens want strong counter measures as soon as possible.
April 07, 2019 | 08:01 am GMT+7

Former Vatican treasurer Pell jailed for six years for sexually abusing choir boys

Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to six years in jail on Wednesday by an Australian court for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s.
March 13, 2019 | 08:04 am GMT+7

Europe accused of failing UK-bound children trafficked from Vietnam

Thousands of children trafficked to Britain from Vietnam are being abused and exploited while traveling through Europe.
March 07, 2019 | 11:50 am GMT+7
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