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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.

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.

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

Stop hurting our family, says wife of disgraced ex-prosecutor

Two days after complaining to the police that her family had been “humiliated,” the wife of child molestation suspect Nguyen Huu Linh withdrew it.
April 28, 2019 | 12:36 pm GMT+7

HCMC task force to monitor child abuse fight

A HCMC task force will inspect implementation of the Vietnamese Law on Children from April 16-26.
April 09, 2019 | 06:12 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

Hanoi has nation's worst figures in child abuse cases

Of 1,500 cases of physical or sexual abuse against children recorded last year, 88 were in Hanoi.
April 08, 2019 | 05:06 pm 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

Vietnamese officialdom gets moving on child abuse

Recent incidents prompt a Deputy PM and a top cop to push for comprehensive measures against sexual abuse of kids.
April 05, 2019 | 10:57 am GMT+7

Vietnamese law seems to have a defining problem

Obscure and even non-existent legal definitions are failing to protect the rights of people who need the protection the most.
April 01, 2019 | 08:29 am GMT+7

Six boys in Vietnam arrested for gang rape of schoolgirl

Police in the central Quang Tri Province have arrested six schoolboys for allegedly gang-raping a schoolgirl.
March 27, 2019 | 01:48 pm GMT+7

Why Vietnamese students are easy prey

The system invests too much power in teachers, inhibiting communication and adding to the children’s insecurity.
March 15, 2019 | 12:06 pm 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
 
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