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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.

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 ...

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

Hospital technician arrested for raping girl in X-ray room

Police in Son La Province in northern Vietnam have arrested a public hospital technician for allegedly raping a 13-year-old patient.
May 29, 2019 | 01:19 pm GMT+7

Ex-prosecutor caught molesting girl in elevator faces maximum of three years in jail

Prosecutors have filed charges against an ex-prosecutor for molesting a five-year-old girl in a Saigon apartment elevator last month.
May 23, 2019 | 11:33 am GMT+7

Saigon motorbike taxi driver arrested for molesting five-year-old girl

Saigon police Monday detained a xe om driver for molesting a five-year-old girl when she was at home alone.
May 14, 2019 | 07:45 am GMT+7

Child sexual abuse campaign slammed for tasteless sensationalism

An album featuring young girls sporting fake pregnancies in an anti-child abuse campaign has come in for heavy criticism.
May 14, 2019 | 07:30 am GMT+7

Vietnamese man gets 20 years for raping 10-year-old girl

A Quang Nam court sentenced a local man to 20 years in prison on Tuesday for raping his neighbors' 10-year-old daughter on multiple occasions.
May 08, 2019 | 12:52 pm GMT+7

Another Vietnamese teacher investigated for child molestation

Binh Thuan police in the south central province have detained a local primary teacher on allegations he molested eight school girls.
April 26, 2019 | 02:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam teacher arrested for impregnating 14-year-old girl

A secondary school teacher in the northern Lao Cai Province has been arrested for allegedly impregnating his 14-year-old student.
April 24, 2019 | 04:08 pm GMT+7

Don’t you mess with us any more: women, children learn self-defense

With sexual harassment becoming an increasing problem in Vietnam, women and children in Saigon are joining self-defense classes to protect themselves from gropers.
April 23, 2019 | 03:26 pm GMT+7
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