Labor Rights, Women’s Rights, Children’s Rights

Promoting migrant workers’ rights in labor and social protection in Vietnam

Sinh hoat nhom cnFrom 2011 to 2014, CDI with the support from Oxfam Novib and Oxfam Solidariteit commenced a new project for migrant workers in industrial areas of four provinces in the north of Vietnam - Hanoi, Hai Duong, Bac Ninh and Vinh Phuc.

 

Empowering women and strengthening the role of men in family violence prevention in Kim Son district of Ninh Binh province


CLB Kim Son Nam gioi BLDGFrom 2010 to 2011, CDI with support of Embassy Luxembourg conducted empowering women and strengthening the role of men in family violence prevention in Kim Son district of Ninh Binh province. The overall objective of the project is to reduce and eventually eliminate domestic violence by improving social awareness and provide support in order to change mindset and behavior of both women and men on violence and gender issue, by which, reducing unfair treatment toward women and children and eventually the end of violence in both families and society.

 

 

Building social capital to promote social dialogues and collective bargaining ability for female migrant workers in highly industrialized areas in Hai Phong

cong nhan hai phongDuring 2008-2009, CDI has provided technical support to Hai Phong Trade Union, center for Workers’ rights with financial support from Action Aid Vietnam in establishing social dialogues mechanism and increase ability on collective bargaining for migrant workers.

The project aims to build social capital through knowledge and capacity for the migrant female workers; improve relationships and dialogues between the workers and the employers; engage the stakeholders like trade unions and local authorities in providing support to migrant workers and provide facilities for women migrant workers to gather and get information for their empowerment process


 

 

Improving the Women’s Rights and Family Violence Prevention in 10 provinces in Vietnam


Nho quan-NBDuring 2008-2009, CDI and Vietnam Lawyers’ Association jointly conducted project Improving the Women’s Rights and Family Violence Prevention in 10 provinces in Vietnam with the support US EAP Women’s Fund. The objective is to increase the general understanding of the issues and to change behavior and reduce discrimination and violence against women.  The project covers ten provinces in Vietnam:  Tuyen Quang, Bac Ninh, Thanh Hoa, Phu Tho, Hoa Binh, Ha Tinh, Nam Dinh, Yen Bai, Thua Thien-Hue and Binh Dinh.   The goal of the project is to build capacity for 200 officials and social workers from local government agencies and mass organizations in 10 target provinces with the proper legal knowledge on gender equality and domestic violence as well as provide training on mediation and counseling skills to address the needs of the victims

 

Strengthening capacity and accountability of local authorities and community support to women and children to combat human trafficking in Nho Quan district, Ninh Binh province

bao luc gia dinh-Nho quan NB


During 2007-2008, CDI with support of Embassy of Luxembourg conducted project Strengthening capacity and accountability of local authorities and community support to women and children to combat human trafficking in Nho Quan district, Ninh Binh province. The project’s goal is to prevent and reduce the risk of exploitation and trafficiking as by community-based awareness raising for groups of women, children at high risk and their families about safe migration and hence promote their rights to access to public services and information

 

Building social capital to promote social dialogues and collective bargaining ability for female migrant workers in highly industrialized areas in Hanoi

US-Cong nhan khu cong nghiepDuring 2007-2008, CDI received fund from U.S. Embassy to conduct the project. The project aims to contribute to social justice and support the implementation of labor and social protection rights in Vietnam. Increased awareness and strengthened capacities of Trade Unions, lawyers’ associations, authorities and other local actors in order to stimulate the implementation of migrant labor rights and decent living conditions in targeted urban areas in Hanoi that aim to strengthen the implementation of Labor Code and Trade Union Laws as well as promoting of international laws standards on migrant workers rights.