Legal system on drug rehabilitation, prostitute prevention to be completed next year

Friday 27/12/2019 16:29

VGP – Completing the legal system on drug rehabilitation and prostitute prevention and control is one of prioritized tasks set by the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs in 2020.      

In 2019, drug rehabilitation centers treated 67,467 ones. The proportion of drug addicts joining rehabilitation programs compared to the number of drug addicts having management profile reached 70%. 

The sector has launched pilot models on preventing and reducing violence and improving capacity to get access to social services as well as setting up social assistance systems for prostitutes in the  community in 41 provinces and cities. 

A total number of 137 human trafficking victims were rescued and identified, 100% of whom were provided with legal assistance, health care and support for integrating into the community. 

In addition, rehabilitation work will be applied for 100% of drug addicts who have Drug Court’s decision for compulsory rehabilitation.  

By Thuy Dung 

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