Country Viet Nam
Year 2018
Type of Measure Prevention > Community mobilization
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

By 2018, there were 9,024 models for the prevention and control of domestic violence nationwide, reaching 74.85 per cent of communes, wards and towns in the country. There have been 33,192 community shelters established, known as reliable addresses, as well as 26,558 domestic violence prevention groups and 19,812 sustainable family clubs. Plenty of models on gender-based violence and domestic violence prevention and response have been deployed and replicated by various different agencies and organizations. Particularly: (i) the implementation of the Model for Prevention and Minimization of Harm Caused by gender-based violence was guided by MoLISA with intervention activities such as the Club for Prevention and Minimization of Harm from gender-based violence; the gender-based violence prevention and control group and shelters in the community known as reliable addresses. To date, these models are being replicated in other localities; (ii) the Sustainable Family Club and Domestic Violence Prevention and Control Group have been established under the Domestic Violence Prevention and Control Models of the MoCST; (iii) The VWU has developed a model of domestic violence prevention and response and the Happy Families initiative; and (iv) the Model on Domestic Violence Prevention and Response and the Communication Model on Gender Equality and Gender-based violence Prevention and Response, developed and operated by the Farmers' Union.

Source of Information

Viet Nam's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.17.