SOCIETY Updated at 11:04:49 05/31/2019  (Views:  857 )

Binh Thuan to launch Action Month for Children 2019

BTO – On May 30th morning, the Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs in coordination with the People’s committee of Tanh Linh district to launch “Action month for Children in 2019” with the theme of “Joining hands for the sake of the poor and ethnic minority children”.

Action Month for Children 2019 launched

The province now has nearly 354,000 children under 16 years old. Over the past years, Binh Thuan pays special attention to the protection and care of all every children, poor and ethnic children. However, the protection has faced a number of difficulties that need to be addressed, including: drowning, violence and sex abuse and lack of playground for children, etc.

The action month for children aims to implement more effective policies, programs, social mobilizations to reduce gaps between those disadvantaged children and those living in well-off regions in terms of opportunity development, healthcare services, education, social welfares. It also targets at improving children rights, especially for poor children and ethnic minority children.

After the launching ceremony, a forum to discuss on children and other related issues at district and province levels will be held. At the same time, propaganda activities at community-based will be held for families and schools.

On the occasion, the organization board presented 50 scholarships, worth VND 500,000 each, to children with difficult circumstances in Tanh Linh district.

Translated by My Thien (Source: Binh Thuan Online)

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