By 2025, 95 percent of reported victims of domestic violence will receive legal support and health care, according to Prime Minister Decision 45/QD-TTg dated January 13, approving the program on prevention and control of domestic violence through 2025.
The program aims to provide more than 80 percent of people whose domestic violence acts are detected with consultations, knowledge and skills to control themselves and over 70 percent of people at risk of domestic violence with knowledge and skills to cope with this problem.
It is also targeted to mobilize 40 percent of households to join talks about domestic violence prevention and control organized by commune-level People’s Committees in villages and residential areas and half of central and local television channels to broadcast a regular program on this issue.
Besides, 95 percent of provinces and centrally run cities will have its communes, wards and townships maintaining the operation of family violence prevention and control models, while 90 percent of them will provide local people engaged in domestic violence prevention and control with training for improvement of their skills and knowledge about domestic violence prevention and control.
To achieve the above targets, the program sets forth several tasks and solutions including improving laws and policies related to domestic violence prevention and control, enhancing direction and management of, and interdisciplinary coordination among ministries, sectors, and localities in implementing, the program’s targets and criteria, developing a system to provide services in support of domestic violence prevention and control, and intensifying inspection of the enforcement of the laws governing this issue.
At the same time, communications programs for domestic violence prevention and control will be rolled out in a manner suitable to people of different cultures, particularly ethnic minority groups. Meanwhile, types of information and communications products for domestic violence prevention and control education will be diversified.
The program also aims to incorporate knowledge about domestic violence prevention and control in education and training programs for all school grades.- (VLLF)