Raising awareness of gender violence

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Raising awareness of gender violence

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has announced the creation of a national action month on gender violence prevention and control, which will last from November 15 to December 16 each year.

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Children evaluate child rights implementation

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Nearly 200 children from the central province of Quang Nam evaluated the implementation of children’s rights at a forum held on June 30.

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Awards launched for VN young filmmakers

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Awards launched for VN young filmmakers

VietNamNet Bridge – Nominations for the Golden Lotus Bud Awards 2015 were announced for two categories, short films and documentaries.

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Sharing responsibilities at the heart of Vietnam Family Day

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A ceremony was held in Hanoi to encourage sharing family-related duties equally between men and women on the occasion of the 2015 Vietnamese Family Day on June 28.

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Man kills three by ploughing SUV into Austrian shoppers

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A driver killed three people and injured 34 on June 20 in the Austrian city of Graz when he ploughed a vehicle at high speed into a crowded shopping street, police said.

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Domestic violence not a ‘private affair'

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Domestic violence not a ‘private affair'

VietNamNet Bridge – Half of the married women in Viet Nam experience domestic violence and sexual abuse at some point of their lives. Nguyen Minh Huong finds that most cases of violence against women are not investigated, let alone effectively prosecuted.

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Abuse of women knows no age in Vietnam

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Abuse of women knows no age in Vietnam

Last month Duong Thi Hoa Ly, a garment worker, quit her job after experiencing severe headaches following a series of traumatic experiences in recent years.

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10 Months 10 Docs project honours young filmmakers

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10 Months 10 Docs project honours young filmmakers

VietNamNet Bridge – Three outstanding short documentaries made by young Vietnamese filmmakers were screened yesterday evening (May 27) in Ha Noi, as part of the closing ceremony of the 10 Months 10 Docs project.

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Farmers’ Association honours Arthur Erken

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Farmers’ Association honours Arthur Erken

(VOV) -Arthur Erken, a representative of the United Nations Population Fund in Vietnam (UNFPA), was honoured on May 26 by the Vietnam Farmers’ Association (VFA) at a ceremony in Hanoi.

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Vietnam in Asia's top 5 beer drinkers

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Vietnam in Asia's top 5 beer drinkers

Vietnam Beer Alcohol Beverage Association says Vietnam is fifth in the top ten Asian beer-drinking countries, consuming 31.7 litres a year.

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Vietnam in Asia's top 5 beer drinkers

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Vietnam in Asia's top 5 beer drinkers

Vietnam Beer Alcohol Beverage Association says Vietnam is fifth in the top ten Asian beer-drinking countries, consuming 31.7 litres a year.

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From cheers to tears: Alcohol is the leading cause of home violence in Vietnam

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From cheers to tears: Alcohol is the leading cause of home violence in Vietnam

A new study has confirmed that alcoholic drinks are the major cause behind domestic violence and child abuse in Vietnam, where beer and liquor consumption has been on the rise recently.

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One-third of family violence cases in Vietnam involve alcohol consumption: report

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One-third of family violence cases in Vietnam involve alcohol consumption: report

Nearly 34 percent of domestic violence cases in Vietnam are associated with the consumption of beer and alcohol, according to a report the General Department of Preventive Medicine under the Ministry of Health unveiled on Thursday.

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'Landmark verdict' for abused China wife who faced death

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'Landmark verdict' for abused China wife who faced death

A Chinese court on Friday commuted the death sentence of a woman who killed her abusive husband, her lawyer told AFP, with a rights group labelling the move a "landmark verdict".

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Sharp rise in Vietnam beer consumption

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Sharp rise in Vietnam beer consumption

Vietnam’s beer consumption rate has been sharply increasing over the past 15 years, while remaining largely unchanged in the rest of the world, a Health Ministry official said.

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