CWS Asia

Child Protection

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New water filter for a kindergarten in Thai Nguyen, Vietnam. Photo: CWS

Primary school girls reading book in a new open library in Vietnam. Photo: CWS

Primary school girls reading book in a new open library in Vietnam. Photo: CWS

Students from a CCT school take part in a workshop on child protection and internet safety

Students from a CCT school take part in a workshop on child protection and internet safety. Photo: CWS

CWS supports the Church of Christ in Thailand’s Office of Child Protection as the Office of Child Protection seeks to address child protection issues through assisting organizations’ development of Child protection policies and implementing best practice child protection procedures. In addition through awareness raising and training programs the office seeks to assist organizations in building a culture of child protection and teaching children and staff how to protect themselves and others from abuse.

Countries: Thailand and Vietnam

Latest News

Everybody Reads … Wins!

CWS Vietnam | April 9, 2017

Throughout the world, and especially in developed countries, one can often see people reading books in their free time – whenever and wherever: at a bus station, in the park, during lunch in a café. But, it so different when in Vietnam, especially in rural areas, and even in schools! This is not because Vietnamese […]

“These Children Need Very Special Care”

CWS Indonesia | April 8, 2017

The Community Health Center (Puskesmas) in Oekam village, West Timor, in the only clinic for people from 10 villages in Timor Tengah Selatan (TTS) district, and Vera Kuli has been working there for the past six years. Part of her role is monitoring children’s nutritional status in all 10 villages; and, in this role, she […]

Networking to Bring Football (Soccer) to Rural Vietnam Children

CWS Vietnam | March 13, 2017

Football, which our American friends call soccer, is one of the most popular sports in the world; and in Vietnam it is called the ‘King Sport’. The game is of interest to men and women and to boys and girls alike, and it is often a school activity for student physical development. However, the chance […]

Hope, resilience and innovation on the Thailand-Myanmar border

Leslie Wilson | November 7, 2016

For more than 20 years, hundreds of thousands of asylum seekers from Myanmar (Burma) have lived inside Thailand along the Thai-Myanmar border – next to their country yet far from their homes . Last week, I visited one refugee camp that is home to about 6,000 people, mainly from the Karen ethnic group, who live […]

Child rights awareness-raising

CWS Vietnam | September 9, 2016

Phi Hung is a four-year old boy from Vietnam’s La Hu ethnic minority group who, along with his two-year-old brother and countless other ethnic minority children, does not have a birth certificate. When his parents joined a child rights awareness-raising session in his village, they like all others in remote Mu Chi village (Muong Te […]

New well for Yen Thang primary school

CWS Vietnam | September 6, 2016

Students and teachers of the Yen Thang primary school in Van village are really happy with the new well at their school – one improvement possible because of their collaboration with CWS. Some students and teachers say they cannot believe that their dream for clean and fresh water has now come true. Even better, some say, are […]

Finalizing the Church’s child protection code of conduct

Thailand | August 6, 2016

Leaders from The Church of Christ in Thailand, a key partner of CWS in Asia, are finalizing the Church’s child protection code of conduct in partnership with key university and government advisors. The code’s formal adoption by Church leaders is on track for later this year.

Book Festivals organized to encourage better reading habits

CWS Vietnam | April 25, 2016

Hundreds of students and their parents and teachers from two primary schools in North-Central Vietnam joined Book Festivals organized to encourage better reading habits to support student learning. An encouraging show of teachers’ and parents’ understanding of the value of school libraries, ± $140 as well as new books were donated by them.

New water system for a kindergarten in Thai Nguyen from Disciples of Christ’s fund

CWS Vietnam | June 30, 2015

The USD3,000 from Disciples of Christ, one of CWS member denominations, has been funded to CWS Vietnam to support for school water and hygiene related activities in a new commune in Thai Nguyen province where CWS Vietnam currently works in. It is the Kindergarten no. 1 of Thanh Cong commune, where over 500 students and […]

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