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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Events and campaigns
October marks the European Union's 8th European Cybersecurity Month, promoting online security among EU citizens.
Registration is now open for this year's edition of Safer Internet Forum, which will take place online towards the end of November with the theme of "Digital (dis)advantage: creating an inclusive world for children and young people online".
On Tuesday, 9 February 2021, we will celebrate the 18th edition of Safer Internet Day. With actions taking place right across the globe, once again we'll join "Together for a better internet".
Latest news from Safer Internet Centres and beyond
Insafe and INHOPE meet to exchange on common areas of workBIK Team
Today, the Insafe and INHOPE networks of European Safer Internet Centres (SICs) begin a two-day joint training meeting online. This event is an opportunity to facilitate sharing of experience and good practice between the two networks and to explore areas of common ground and opportunities for closer working between helplines, hotlines and awareness centres.
Protecting children from sexual grooming onlineBirgit Kimmel, Stefanie Fächner, Stefanie Rack from the German Safer Internet Centre
All over the world, child welfare organisations are working to protect girls and boys from sexualised violence in real life, and also on the internet. However, the sexual exploitation of girls and boys rests on traditions stretching over centuries, and it was not until the 1990s that pedagogical prevention efforts were undertaken and began raising awareness in kindergartens, schools, counselling services and youth authorities towards providing timely support to children and adolescents (Enders, 1990, p. 11).
Insafe insights on… sextortionBIK Team
The “Insafe insights…” series draws on the experience and expertise of the Insafe network to tackle some of the most topical issues encountered in its day-to-day operations. Drawing on statistics and helpline case studies, this resource aims to outline the issue and some possible responses, while also pointing to sources of further information and support.
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