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Name: Decision No. 19/2004/QD-TTg ratifying the 2004-2010 program on prevention of, and solution to, the situation of street children, sexually abused children and children subjected to heavy labour or working under noxious and hazardous conditions.
Country: Viet Nam
Subject(s): Hazardous child labour
Type of legislation: Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)
Adopted on: 2004-02-12
Entry into force:
ISN: VNM-2004-M-94646
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=94646&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, Viet Nam PDF of Decision in English PDF of Decision in English (consulted on 2013-11-28)
Abstract/Citation: Ratifies the 2004-2010 Program on prevention of, and solution to, the situation of street children, sexually abused children and children subjected to heavy labor or working under noxious and hazardous conditions. The Overall objectives of the Program are to raise the awareness and promote actions of the entire society for the work of child protection; to prevent, gradually reduce and proceed to substantially reduce by the year 2010 the number of street children, sexually abused children and children subjected to heavy labor or working under noxious and hazardous conditions, and create conditions for those children to be protected, cared for, educated and to develop and enjoy an ever better life.
2. Specific objectives:
- To prevent the delinquency situation of children and support street children, with a view to reducing by 90% the number of those children by the year 2010, of whom 70% shall be rendered support to integrate themselves with their families.
- To prevent, gradually reduce and proceed to substantially reduce by the year 2010 the number of sexually abused children.
- To prevent and solve the situation that children have to do heavy jobs or work under noxious and hazardous conditions in order to reduce by 90% of the number of those children by the year 2010.
- To raise the managerial capability of officials engaged in child protection work, specially those of the ministries, branches and People┐s Committees of all levels in charge of protecting and caring for children in special circumstances.
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