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American Journal of Educational Research. 2019, 7(8), 537-541
DOI: 10.12691/education-7-8-2
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Factors Associated with Child Sexual Abuse in Vietnam: A Qualitative Study

Nguyen Hiep Thuong1, , Nguyen Thu Ha1, Pham Van Tu1 and Nguyen Thi Mai Huong1

1Faculty of Social Work, Hanoi National University of Education, Hanoi, Vietnam

Pub. Date: August 12, 2019

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Nguyen Hiep Thuong, Nguyen Thu Ha, Pham Van Tu and Nguyen Thi Mai Huong. Factors Associated with Child Sexual Abuse in Vietnam: A Qualitative Study. American Journal of Educational Research. 2019; 7(8):537-541. doi: 10.12691/education-7-8-2


Child sexual abuse (CSA) is one of the most widespread incidents which was reported over the world. This paper aims to explore perceptions of causes, forms, myths, context and perpetrators of CSA in Bac Kan, Vietnam. 15 in-depth interviews were conducted among adults including local authorities, parents, teachers, and neighbors of the victims to find out factors related to CSA and solutions to address this issue. Basing on that results, we suggest social work interventions and measures to prevent and tackle CSA.

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