Country Viet Nam
Year 2015 - 2025
Type of Measure Policies > National action plan specific to violence against women
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

The National Thematic Project on Reducing Early Marriages and Consanguineous Marriages in Ethnic Minority Areas for 2015-2025 was approved by the Prime Minister in Decision No. 498/QD-TTg in 2015 with the aim to “reduce early marriages and consanguineous marriages in ethnic minority areas,” which will help to improve the living conditions of ethnic minority people.

The review report of the 5-year implementation of the Scheme “The minimization of child marriage and consanguineous marriage in Ethnic minority areas” focuses on reviewing the outcomes achieved in the period 2015-2020 in line with the key objectives and tasks; identifying advantages, difficulties and challenges in implementing the Scheme; drawing lessons learned and making recommendations to continue with effective implementation of the Scheme in the period 2021-2025.

Source of Information

Viet Nam's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.16.

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