Creating a safer and better internet for children and young people
The Better Internet for Kids portal provides information, guidance and resources on better internet issues from the joint Insafe-INHOPE network of Safer Internet Centres in Europe, and other key stakeholders.
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On Tuesday, 9 February 2021 we celebrated the 18th edition of Safer Internet Day. With actions taking place right across the globe, once again we all joined "Together for a better internet". Find out more about what happened in your country, and how various organisations marked the day.
This year's edition of Safer Internet Forum took place online towards the end of November 2020 with the theme of "Digital (dis)advantage: creating an inclusive world for children and young people online". In case you missed it, session recordings and selected presentations are now available.
Latest news from Safer Internet Centres and beyond
A hybrid strategy for marking Safer Internet Day in RussiaRussian Safer Internet Centre
In 2021, Safer Internet Day (SID) in Russia was again held in the traditional form of Safe Runet Week, well known since 2008. Although some COVID-related restrictions for mass events were still in place, generally the programme for the week stayed as intensive as before the pandemic. The main difference was a shift for most events to online and the adoption of a “hybrid” strategy, having both offline and online participation in Safer Internet Day activities.
Webinar on sexuality and risk behaviour onlinePortuguese Safer Internet Centre
Making the internet safer remains a strategic objective in Portugal. According to the EU Kids Online 2020 report, approximately 1 in 4 children or young people say they have had an "uncomfortable" experience online (18 per cent for boys; 27 per cent for girls). Equally, more than half of children say they have difficulties in verifying which information online is true (53 per cent).
Online love and sexuality in times of COVID-19Dutch Safer Internet Centre
On the occasion of Safer Internet Day (SID) in the Netherlands, the Dutch Safer Internet Centre (SIC) published a survey on online well-being in the COVID-19 period, with a special focus on online love and sexuality.
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