Country Viet Nam
Year 2016
Type of Measure Coordinated and or Integrated service delivery > Referral services
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

The Prime Minister signed Decision No. 21/2016 stipulating multisectoral coordination in domestic violence prevention and control. Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism (MoCST), MoLISA, the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of Public Security issued an inter-ministerial circular guides the implementation of activities in educational institutions to promote behaviour change in the family, including the prevention and control of domestic violence, under the aegis of the national educational system and regulates the roles and responsibilities of service providers related to domestic violence. The circular 24/2017/TT-BYT of the Ministry of Health stipulates procedures for receiving or providing medical care and statistical work, as well as for reporting by patients who are victims of domestic violence at health facilities.

Source of Information

Viet Nam's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.15.