Prevention and protection of child abuse in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam


Dansk Vietnamesisk Forening





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Beviliget beløb:

1.923.864,00 kr.

Indsatsen vedrører følgende verdensmål:

  • Mål 1: Afskaf fattigdom
  • Mål 3: Sundhed og trivsel
  • Mål 10: Mindre ulighed

Indsatsen foregår i følgende lande:

  • Vietnam

Lokale partnere:

  • Ho Chi Minh City Child Welfare Association

Overordnede mål :

Awareness of the new childrens law by all stakeholders and a comprehensive child protection system in HCMC is created

Umiddelbare mål :

1. An advocacy strategy for HCWA has been developed and and the implementation of the strategy targeting the duty bearers is well under way 2. HCWA´s capacity in fund raising and volunteer recruitment and -maintenance has been strengthened and a written strategy has been elaborated and Is being implemented 3. HCWAs authority as an advocate for disadvantaged children has been consolidated and enhanced through a limited strategic service delivery to and with involvement of the primary target group.

Målgrupper :

Primary target groups 1. Abused and disadvantaged children. The total number of disadvantaged children in the two districts is around 6000, and it is estimated that the project will target around 1000 abused and/or disadvantaged children directly 2. HCWA staff and volunteers Secondary target groups 1. District based childcare protection officers, social workers, social work departments at schools and hospitals, the police, health care facilities and local mass organisations, i.e. WU, YU, etc. It is estimated that the project should target around 100 people 2. Parents and local people of the two districts. It is estimated that the project should target around 1000 people. 3. Policy and decision makers within child protection at the district and HCMC level; the Child Rights Network, incl. national and international civil society organisations.


prevention and protection against child abuse in Ho Chi Minh City This 3 year project will address the issue of prevention and protection against child abuse in its many and various forms.in poor and disadvantaged children in Binh Chanh and district 8 of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.It will do so by increasing Ho Chi Minh City Wellfare Association´s (HCWA)s. capacity to respond and adapt to Vietnams new children law/action plan on protection and prevention oft disadvantaged children . This will include 1) strengthening the recruitment and management of HCWA- volunteers capacity in order to reduce operating costs and dependency on external funding, and 2) strengthening its awsareness creation and advocacy capacity in relation to the new Children’s Law by consolidating an open and regular dialogue between Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), the local authorities and other stakeholders (f.x. police and teachers ) on this issue, and by maintaining its authority as an advocate for children’s social issues through a limited strategic social service work for dissadvantaged, vulnerable children. in the project area. . Prevention and protection against sexual abuse, labour abuse, drug abuse, domestic violence and criminal recruitment was rated as most important by disadvantaged children in a survey in the previous project together with acces to schooling and health sevices, and will receive priority. Volunteerism is a relatively new concept in Vietnam and its development will be followed, and successes and challenges registered by the organisation and shared with its Network partners. The projects overall goal is that awareness of the new children’s law by all stakeholders and a comprehensive child protection system in HCMC is created.