Case Studies

The long journey home – Dan’s escape from early…

After being forced into early marriage when she was only 12, Dan decided to escape and return home and return to school. Despite the rough journey, she is determined to protect others from going…
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The Power of Choice

Chu, 15 years old, shares her story of a H'Mong girl who refused early marriage as a testament to the tenacity of youth and the transformative power of choice.
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Little H’Mong Girl Leader making Big Changes in Ha Giang

Dung never thought of herself as someone who would stand out in a crowd. But as a member of the “Champions of Change” club and the Children’s Council in Xin Man district, Ha Giang province,…
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Going bananas for sustainability: Turning waste food into tasty…

Pham is among a group of young people producing and selling banana snacks following training from Plan International Vietnam.
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The Light Web: The online platform keeping girls away from the…

The Girls’ Rights Platform – encourages dialogue, information, and exchange on girls and women’s rights issues. It helps protect ethnic minority girls, boys, and young women and men from…
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Removing social stigmas to help end child marriage

Tien actively advocates to fight the issue of child, early, and forced marriage in rural Vietnam
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“I want to change the future of my two daughters”

In many parts of the Northern areas of Vietnam, girls often get married off between 14 to 15 years old, sometimes even earlier to lessen the family's financial burden. Girls who are unmarried…
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“I don’t know what early marriage is”

Unlike most girls in the rural parts of Kon Tum province, Yna had her daughter before waiting for 2 years until she was 18 to legally get married. 
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COVID-19: New livelihood helps family cope and feed community…

Savings groups and skills training from Plan International are helping this family in Vietnam cope with the changing situation - as well as providing food to their community during the COVID-19…
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Parenting groups support children’s early development in Vietnam…

Dinh, a mother of 2 from Vietnam, is supporting her children to get the best possible start in life after attending parenting groups.
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Preparing for sudden storms

In Lai Chau, a province susceptible to devastating storms, Plan International Vietnam has been working to increase the resilience of vulnerable ethnic minority groups to the effects of climate…
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I speak up for myself and other girls

Having taken part in a project to make Hanoi a safer city for girls, Duong Ha Trang is now a proud agent of change determined to build a safe and friendly community for girls.
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