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04 Oct 2019
Dr Szilvia Gyurkó, children’s rights expert’s thoughts are summarized in nlc.hu article about what needs to happen in order to eliminate violence and abuse in children’s lives. Hungarian children are the least aware of their rights in Europe. A...
02 Oct 2019
The 10th International Media Conference, organized by the International Children’s Safety Service, was held at the beginning of October in the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. The title and main topic was, ‘The Impact of the Media on Children and...
23 Sep 2019
Data from the Parents Association show that in 2018, over 6,000 people contacted the online safety hotline in Bulgaria, mostly concerning child sexual abuse. As a result, and in order to improve online communication, they launched the ‘You are the ...
19 Sep 2019
According to data from 2018, every 5th child aged 7-12 in Hungary already registered to a social media page, and 23% of children aged 10-18 was victim of online bullying. Because not everyone can recognize that s/he was a victim of bullying, it is...
02 Jul 2019
Children`s charities in the UK agree social media abuse victims must have the right in a new law to sue the social media platforms where the crimes occur. The UK Government issued a white paper on online harms, introducing the concept of statutory...
06 Jun 2017
The Guardian recently announced that a top charity in the United Kingdom is encouraging parental figures to better safeguard their children on the internet, as statistical evidence recently demonstrated an increase in youth exposure to online...
01 Mar 2017
Serbian national contact center for child safety on the Internet started to work, and citizens can report Internet abuse or any actions endangering the safety of children on the Internet calling phone number 198-33. The Ministry of Education,...
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07 Feb 2017
7.februara/veljačese obilježava Dan sigurnog interneta, Save the Children želi skrenuti pažnju na sigurnosne izazove koje predstavlja masovno korištenje informaciono-komunikacionih tehnologija, a posebno u kontekstu sigurnosti djece kao najranjivije...
28 Sep 2016
'RTE' reports that live streaming of child sexual abuse and so-called "revenge porn" is on the rise on the internet, Europe's police agency has warned, saying vulnerable children are increasingly falling victim to sexual predators. "Live distant...
31 Aug 2016
'Politics Home' reports that the UK's PHSE Association has issued a warning to the Government over serious risks to child safety – as official figures show a fall of 32% in time allocated to PSHE education (Personal, Social, Health Education) on the...

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