An occasional roundup of news stories impacting kids in Vietnam and around the world.
The Vietnamese government takes aim at child labour in a new program.
Access to higher education in Vietnam remains a messy affair according to some families.
Across the region
The Philippines government commences a crackdown on the production of child pornography.
A joint Vietnamese-Cambodian operation results in the capture of traffickers (it can be done!).
Progress on trafficking in Cambodia – or maybe not?
Around the world
A provocative take on whether we are sincere in our opposition to slavery – worth a read.
The Guardian examines progress made by the UN’s Millennium Development Goals.
A critique of the claim that less people in our world suffer from hunger.
The UK announces a new initiative putting the onus on big companies to end the use of child labour in their supply chains.
… and the US State Department’s annual TIP Report is here.