ChildFund Vietnam Country Report 2015/2016

by ChildFund Vietnam / Reports

ChildFund Vietnam is a representative office of ChildFund Australia. ChildFund began working in Vietnam in 1995 and operates community development programs in the areas of education, water and sanitation, sustainable livelihoods, child rights and child protection, food security, and maternal and child health, including HIV prevention. With a strong focus on building the resilience of young people, ChildFund also gives children and youth the opportunity to take part in sports, vocational and life skills education, and supports their participation in local decision-making processes.

Keeping Kids Safe Online in Australia and Beyond

by Mark Kavenagh, Child Protection Advisor / Member Spotlight

Digital technology is changing childhoods, with one in threeinternet users now under the age 18. The worldwide web brings new opportunities for young people to learn and connect, but it also represents new threats to their well being. Fortunately, a new program from ChildFund Australia is helping to keep children safe from harm online, writes Mark Kavanagh.

Microsoft helps Vietnam protect children in cyberspace

by Vietnam Plus / In the News

Hanoi (VNA) – Microsoft Vietnam will sponsor 5.4 billion VND (233,676 USD) to aid Vietnam’s efforts in protecting children online as part of a freshly signed agreement. 

The cooperation deal on child protection in cyberspace was signed in Hanoi on July 12 by Microsoft Vietnam, the Department of Child Affairs under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, and the ChildFund Vietnam.