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Boy killed in school bus symptomatic of social apathy to child protection

A few days ago I took my child through the gates of a beautiful school for a new chapter in his life: first grade.

Three preschool kids suffer severe burns during fire drill

Three kindergarten students in the northern Ha Nam Province were hospitalized with serious burns suffered during a ...

Child’s death in a car is a reminder our human mind needs guidelines

The tragic recent death of a Hanoi schoolboy opens our eyes to the blind spots in the brain and memory. But proper protocols and guidelines can help minimize these inherent flaws.
August 08, 2019 | 10:18 am GMT+7

Demand for GPS watches soars after boy dies in school bus

Kids’ GPS watches flew off shop shelves in Hanoi after the tragic death of a 6-year-old boy abandoned in a school bus.
August 08, 2019 | 09:05 am GMT+7

Hanoi student abandoned on school bus, found dead

A six-year-old boy studying in the Gateway International School in Hanoi was found dead Tuesday after he was abandoned in the school bus for nine hours.
August 07, 2019 | 09:35 am GMT+7

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.
July 23, 2019 | 08:06 am GMT+7

Vietnam has miles to go in dealing with sexual abuse of children

Acknowledgment of sexual abuse of children as a serious problem has been belated; dealing with its aftermath is virtually uncharted territory.
July 02, 2019 | 02:13 pm GMT+7

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

Child bullying is so normal that it’s not even seen as bullying

Adults are instilling in children a depowering mindset when they bully the young ones with tasteless jokes and pranks.
June 18, 2019 | 08:01 am 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

Man gets life for raping two minor girls

A Quang Ninh court in northern Vietnam sentenced Tran Huu Thinh to prison in life for raping his nieces-in-law, then 11 and 3.
June 01, 2019 | 01:08 pm GMT+7

Five eighth-grade students drown in central Vietnam

A boy and four girls drowned in Nghe An Province Thursday afternoon after going to swim in a reservoir.
May 30, 2019 | 06:25 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

Vietnam moves up in country rankings for providing safe, healthy childhood

Vietnam has climbed one place to 95th in the Global Childhood Report's ranking of 176 countries in protecting and providing for children.
May 30, 2019 | 11:06 am GMT+7
 
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