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Da Nang strives to become child-friendly city by 2030

The central city of Da Nang aims to become a child-friendly city in line with international standards by 2030.

Chairman of the municipal People's Committee Le Trung Chinh has approved and issued an action programme for children for the 2021-2030 period with many practical activities in order to achieve important goals in caring for children in the next 10 years.

Local children in special and difficult circumstances who need social support, and vulnerable children in the city will be the target group of the programme.

The city will focus on giving best care to all children on health and nutrition, protecting them from abuse, violence, exploitation and trafficking, supporting them in accessing quality education services and healthy entertainment and participating in appropriate children-related issues.

Da Nang strives to ensure all children under one year old are fully vaccinated with eight vaccines, as well as every child access clean water at home and school by 2025, and maintain the rate to 2030

Leaders of the city have directed Party committees and local authorities at all levels to issue directives and resolutions on children, and add the children-related targets in their socio-economic development programmes.

Attention should be paid to improving programmes, mechanisms and policies on child rights in line with the integration and development, and promoting communications activities to raise awareness of the target groups.

The model of child-friendly districts has been piloted and expanded./.