Objective programme on developing a social support system for the 2016-2020 period

Date modify: 05-04-2017
Recently, the Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved a Objective programme on developing a social support system for the 2016-2020 period. The programme is to create a safe, friendly and healthy living environment for children and reduce the increase in the number of abused children.

About 10.2 trillion VND (456.2 million USD) will be funded for four projects: developing a social support system for vulnerable people; children protection system; implementation of national gender equality targets; and a system of support services for drug addicts, sex workers and victims of trafficking.

The programme aims to develop and improve the quality of social assistance services for the vulnerable in the direction of international integration and create a safe, friendly and healthy living environment for children, reducing the gender gap in areas, sectors, regions and localities that are witnessing gender inequality or are at high risk of gender inequality.

It also includes improving the quality and effectiveness of drug detoxification programmes, raising public awareness of preventing prostitution and supporting trafficking victims back home to maintain social security and order towards the goals of justice and sustainable socio-economic development.

The programme also strives to raise the rate of non-public social services by 2020 to 55%; improve professional qualification and skills training for 30% of cadres, civil servants, employees and social collaborators; and reduce the rate of increase in the number of abused children. As many as 80% of children in special circumstances will receive support and care to recover and integrate into the community and have opportunities for development.

It plans to support and intervene 90% of children at high risk of harm or those who are harmed; and 90% of children in special circumstances that are managed and monitored.

At least 70% of female deputies of the 14th National Assembly, people’s councils at all levels of the 2016-21 period, female managers and leaders will be equipped with knowledge about gender equality, management skills, leadership and soft skills.

According to the programme, 50% of violence victims will have access to support services, 50% of those who commit acts of violence or are at risk of violence will be identified and counseled, and 90% of drug addicts will be taken into compulsory rehabilitation establishments.

As many as 90% of communes and wards will be provided information about the prevention and fight against prostitution and 90% of trafficking victims will be identified, counseled, supported and cared for

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