(PLO)- The mock trial is one of the visual and vivid forms of legal propaganda, helping to raise people’s awareness of the law.
The Southern Working Committee (Vietnam Women’s Union), An Giang Province Women’s Union, and the Ho Chi Minh City Children’s Rights Protection Association’s Bar Association held a mock trial of the case. “lustful with people under 16 years old”.
This is one of the activities of the communication chain of Project 8 “Implementing gender equality and solving urgent problems for women and children” in An Giang province, the training program on supervision, social criticism and the process and skills of participating in solving cases of abuse of women and children in 2023. Thereby helping to raise people’s awareness of the law, knowing how to recognize, prevent and combat such abuses. illegal acts related to women and children.
The case was adjudicated in a mobile trial at Sao Mai residential area, Binh Khanh ward (Long Xuyen city) with the participation of 155 people who are presidents and vice presidents of the district-level Women’s Union in charge of policy and legal work; Chairman of the Women’s Union of communes, wards and townships in the whole province.
Representatives of the Southern Working Committee (Vietnam Women’s Union), An Giang Province Women’s Union coordinated to organize activities to improve legal knowledge for people. Photo: TRAN LINH
The content of the trial case is assumed to be as follows: Tran Van Hoi works as a housekeeper and is familiar with Kim Anh’s family (born in 2017). During a time when Kim Anh went to Hoi’s house to play, the Association had a lust and had lewd behavior towards her. After that, the Association gave the child 10,000 VND with a threat: “Don’t tell anyone”.
Kim Anh’s family saw the baby’s unusual expressions, so they asked. The child recounted the incident with extreme panic. The incident was then reported to the authorities by the family.
Association was prosecuted to the People’s Court of Long Xuyen City for lewdness with people under 16 years old.
The jury found that the association’s behavior was dangerous to society, had infringed on the normal development of girls, and affected peace and order. The court sentenced the Association to two years and six months in prison to deter and educate the accused, and at the same time to prevent it in society.
Ms. Tran Thi Huyen Thanh, Member of the Presidium, Head of the Southern Affairs Committee of the Central Vietnam Women’s Union, shared: “The mock trial is one of the visual and vivid forms of legal propaganda. The trial has been well received by many students and residents in recent times. Especially after the implementation of Project 8, associations at all levels have put this model into activities to improve legal knowledge among ethnic minorities”.