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Finnish hotline Save the Children actively engages in prevention of sexual violence against children

  • Hotlines
  • 17/09/2019
  • Save the Children Finland, the Finnish hotline

Finnish hotline Save the Children (SCF) organised a panel discussion on "Children's Rights in Digital Media" at SuomiAreena 2019, the biggest public debate forum in Finland. The panel discussion received broad national media coverage on TV and online media channels. 

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Safer Internet Day and Media Literacy Week in Finland

  • Awareness
  • 08/03/2019
  • Finnish Safer Internet Centre

In Finland, Safer Internet Day (SID) was, as usual, celebrated in conjunction with the Finnish Media Literacy Week (MLW). The aim of the week is to advance the media literacy skills of children and young people as well as to support professional educators, guardians and other adults in their important media educational tasks.

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Innovative measures to battle child sexual abuse in dark web

  • Hotlines
  • 07/02/2019
  • Nettivihje, the Finnish hotline

Child sexual abuse material (CSAM) searches on Tor directed to a Save the Children self-help programme to battle child abuse.

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BeSafeOnline campaign by the Finnish hotline

  • Hotlines
  • 15/01/2019
  • Nettivihje, the Finnish hotline

Nettivihje, the hotline of the Finnish Safer Internet Centre (SIC) joined forces with the National Bureau of Investigation to create the successful #BeSafeOnline campaign, which emphasised the importance of adopting digital safety skills as part of everyday activities. 

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Updates from Nettivihje, the Finnish Hotline

  • Hotlines
  • 16/11/2018
  • Nettivihje, the Finnish Hotline

Nettivihje organised a seminar on child sexual abuse (CSA) and digital media with the Regional State Administrative Agencies on Thursday, 13 September in Jyväskylä, Finland. 

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Does this tingle you? ASMR videos have millions of viewers on YouTube

  • Awareness
  • 23/08/2018
  • Finnish Safer Internet Centre

For several years now there has been a trend of ASMR videos, especially on YouTube, by both amateur and professional YouTubers. Here, Julia Alajärvi, Project Manager at the Finnish Safer Internet Centre (SIC) (National Audiovisual Institute (KAVI)) talks about the phenomenon and some of the potential challenges.

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Preventing child sexual abuse and exploitation in Finland

  • Hotlines
  • 27/06/2018
  • Child Protection and Finnish Hotline Unit

In the June 2018 edition of the BIK bulletin, we look at hotline trends and issues, hearing also from various members of the INHOPE hotline network. Here, we hear from the Child Protection and Finnish Hotline Unit on several of its approaches, including awareness-raising strategies.

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Are students allowed to be active producers?

  • Awareness
  • 20/02/2018
  • Finnish Safer Internet Centre

In Finnish schools, students are more than learners; they are active producers of texts. Textual understanding is multi-modal. In other words, students not only need to know how to read and write texts, they also need to be able to produce and understand images, audio and video content, for example. The curricula that set obligations for providers of education to make this versatility clear. In addition to the content of many different subjects, multiliteracy must be improved as a broad and transversal competence in all education.

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