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Thứ ba, 05/03/2024 04:49

       On 1st December 2017 in Hanoi the launching ceremony of Action Month for Gender Equality and Gender-based Violence Prevention in 2017 was held by the Ministry of Health (MOH). Attending the launching ceremony there were Prof.Dr. Nguyen Viet Tien - Deputy Minister of Health, Head of Committee for the Advancement of MOH Women; Representatives from MOH Departments / General Departments / Offices; staffs working at MOH office.

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Prof.Dr. Nguyen Viet Tien - Deputy Minister of Health delivered his speech at the ceremony

       Speaking at the launching ceremony, Deputy Minister Nguyen Viet Tien said that gender violence and children violence cause severe harm to families and society, especially they affect psychological psychology and spirit of women and children. He said that our Party and State have paid much attention to the prevention and control of domestic violence by developing the policies, direct and indirect laws such as: Law on domestic violence; Law on Gender Equality; Law on Marriage and Family; Law on Children Protection, Care and Education...and other guiding documents. This has created important legal frameworks for developing models and organizing measures for more effective prevention. Although we have implemented plans, advocacy programs, propaganda, high feasible solutions, the results are modest: "Every year, there are tens of thousands of cases involved in domestic violence."

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Overview of the launching ceremony

       Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Viet Tien emphasized that the Ministry of Health is in charge of health care for the people and plays a very important role in gender equality and anti-violence. The month of action for gender equality and gender-based violence prevention implemented is the activity that are more practical, comprehensive, comprehensive and in-depth than commitments. This also shows the concerns and responsibility of the Party committees, authorities at all levels, organizations and individuals to achieve the objectives of gender equality and violence against women and girls towards a civilized and good society.

       Action Month for Gender Equality and Gender-based Violence Prevention in 2017 would be taken place from 15th November to 15ht December 2017 across the country. Launching ceremony will reduce gender-based violence in Vietnam. 

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