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Sunday, October 22, 2017
Tags: Law on Child Protection
Abandoning a newborn is illegal Abandoning a newborn is illegal
According to Vietnam’s Law on Child Protection, Care and Education, children, whether female or male, in or out of wedlock, biological or adopted, born to one party or both parties to a marriage, are all protected, cared for and educated, and enjoy rights provided by law.
Top ten regulations of 2016 Top ten regulations of 2016
These include the Law on Children, the Law on Access to Information, the Law on Belief and Religion, National Assembly Resolution No. 35/2016/QH14, Government Decree No. 07/2016/ND-CP, among others.
National Assembly elects new state leaders National Assembly elects new state leaders
The 13th National Assembly elected Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan as Chairwoman of the National Assembly, Tran Dai Quang as President, and Nguyen Xuan Phuc as Prime Minister during its final session which took place in Hanoi from March 20 to April 12.
Criminal liability of juvenile offenders under new Penal Code Criminal liability of juvenile offenders under new Penal Code
At the 9th and 10th sessions of the XIIIth National Assembly (NA), there were hot debates on the proposed amendments to the Penal Code’s provisions concerning under-18 offenders. Some opinions held that the provisions on the age groups of juvenile offenders who must bear penal liability should not be changed.
Making sure that the rights of children are well protected Making sure that the rights of children are well protected
Dao Hong Lan, Deputy Minister of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, told the Viet Nam Economic Times newspaper about the revising the Law on Child Protection, Care and Education.
National Assembly approves legislative program for 2016 National Assembly approves legislative program for 2016
The NA on June 9 adopted a Resolution on the 2016 law- and ordinance-making program and adjustment of the law- and ordinance-making programs for the XIIIth tenure and 2015.
Draft law focuses on childrens rights Draft law focuses on children’s rights
The Law on Child Protection, Care and Education would be revised toward better guaranteeing children’s rights.
Expected crackdown on child labor Expected crackdown on child labor
The Vietnamese Government will spend VND 516 billion (USD 25 million) to implement a 2016-2020 national program on child labor prevention and elimination.
Kids forum pushes for stronger voice Kids’ forum pushes for stronger voice
The three principles of social relief The three principles of social relief
Social relief, the first community assistance measure taken by human beings, plays an important role in the social security system of every country.

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