Romanian Safer Internet Centre hotline

The digital world offers children worldwide access to a wealth of educational and entertaining resources. However, alongside these benefits come inherent risks to their safety and well-being. Much of the content on the internet is user-generated and often anonymous, creating a real possibility that certain websites or applications may contain harmful or inappropriate material for young users. 

Date 2024-07-10 Author Romanian Safer Internet Centre Section awareness Topic grooming Audience children and young people, organisations and industry, parents and carers
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When we consider the potential dangers lurking online, it becomes imperative to prioritise child protection and ensure swift action against serious offences. It's crucial to raise awareness about the importance of reporting illicit or harmful online activities to the appropriate authorities. This proactive approach not only helps safeguard children but also contributes to creating a safer digital landscape for everyone.  

In instances where individuals encounter illicit or harmful content online, including instances of child sexual abuse material or predatory behaviour targeting minors, it's vital to take immediate action. Reporting such incidents to competent authorities ensures that appropriate measures can be taken to address the situation and protect vulnerable individuals. For those seeking to report anonymously or access support related to online safety concerns, the Ora de Net esc_ABUZ service is a vital resource. This platform allows individuals to report dangerous internet pages, unwanted contact from adults attempting to groom minors, and instances of online media depicting child sexual abuse. By using such services, individuals can play an active role in overcoming online threats and ensuring the safety of children in the digital sphere.  

Ultimately, ensuring child safety online requires a collective effort involving parents, educators, policymakers, and technology providers. By promoting awareness, advocating for responsible online behaviour, and empowering individuals to report concerning activities, we can create a safer and more secure online environment for children to explore, learn, and thrive. 

Find more information about the work of the Romanian Safer Internet Centre, including its awareness raising, helpline, hotline, and youth participation services, or find similar information for other Safer Internet Centres throughout Europe.     

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