Vice President requires better care for disadvantaged children

Monday, 2019-09-09 18:08:21
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Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh presents gifts to children. (Image for Illustration/Photo: VNA)
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NDO – The agencies, organisations, social unions and schools need to pay more attention to protecting, educating and caring for children, particularly those who are living in difficult circumstances.

The statement was made by Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh at her reception in Hanoi for a delegation of children who have overcome difficulties to gain outstanding achievements intheir studies on September 9, on the occasion of new academic year and Mid-Autumn Festival.

Talking with 106 disadvantaged children from seven provinces and cities around the country, the Vice President expressed her pleasure at the achievements they gained despite both material and spiritual difficulties.

She appreciated the efforts made by the Vietnam Association for the Protection of Children's Rights in caring for children, especially the students living in difficult circumstances.

The association has always communicated the Party’s guidelines and State’s policies on caring and educating children as well as actively participated in supervising the implementation of child rights laws and policies, added Vice President Thinh.

She hoped that the disadvantaged children can to continue to overcome difficulties to turn their dreams into reality and become capable and virtuous citizens, contributing to the cause of national construction.