PSNews – General To Lam, Minister of Public Security, on April 4 issued a Public Document to order all police units to make more efforts to detect, investigate, handle and curb crimes and law violations, particularly violence and sexual abuse cases related to children, in a timely and effective.
|Recent incidents involving violence and sexual abuse against children still remained complex in various areas, causing public worries and anxieties.
In recent years, the number of law violations and crimes of several kinds, especially violence and sexual abuse involving children, has increased, making the situation even more complicated.
According to reports from various police units and information from the press and media, although the police forces and relevant agencies took various drastic measures, the situation of violence and sexual abuse against children still remained complex in various areas, causing public worries and anxieties.
In order to promote the efficiency of the prevention, detection, investigation and handling of such crimes, the Ministry of Public Security urged police units nationwide to:
1. Advise local Party committees and authorities, and promote coordination with other functional forces to implement directions of the Party and laws of the State on prevention and fight against violence and sexual abuse involving children.
2. Coordinate with functional forces, particularly the education, culture and labor sectors to promote social preventive measures, enhance education and management of children, students and youngsters; mobilize families, schools and entire society to participate in preventing, detecting and reporting crimes and acts related to violence and sexual abuse against children.
Additionally, the Department of Information and Communications of Public Security is assigned to promote law dissemination and education on child violence and sexual abuse prevention; training courses, seminars and workshops on gender equality so as to raise public awareness of preventing and fighting child violence and sexual abuse.By Duy Tien