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Protecting Migrant Workers’ Rights in Vietnam
10:04:19 18/04/2017

Donors: The Asia Foundation

Area of work:  Ha Noi, Vinh Phuc, Bac Ninh and Hai Duong provinces

Duration:  August 1st, 2013 -April 30th, 2015

Total budget: VND 2,095,878,000

Background:

Access of workers, both in formal and informal sectors, to advice and information on their’ rights remains limited and the support services to meet their needs remain inadequate. TAF has partnered with a number of Vietnamese organizations to provide legal aid and protection for migrant workers in both formal and informal sector in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. TAF would like to collaborate with CDI in this project “Knowledge is Power: Re-energizing the Public Discourse on Labor Relations in Vietnam“, which build on and expands upon the existing CDI activities for further reach and impact for workers and migrants both in formal and informal sectors

 

Objectives:

Specific objective 1:  Improve the quality and reach of labor rights information and legal aid provision to workers

Activity1.1: Develop and promote a national online labor rights portal for workers

Activity 1.2: Extend current online legal aid to more workers, particularly migrant workers.

 

Specific objective 2: Broaden the dialogue on labor rights through the voices of workers and innovative local solutions.

 Activity 2.1: Bring the voices of workers on their labor rights into the public area