VICTORIAN teenagers are ignorant of the legal pitfalls of using social media - such as posting explicit photographs of themselves or others online - and only 1 per cent would ask an adult for advice about dangers online, a study has found.
If many of you are like the rest of American then you have a Facebook account, and use it weekly if not daily. So do thousands of people exploiting children. The realities of technology that changed history itself is also making child trafficking easier and more accessible to criminals. To combat child pornography on Facebook a group called "Netizen" began a watchdog group to help undercover child sexual exploitation on the internet.
CPP collaborated with the Internet Foundation for the Development of Thailand to organize a Parent and Children ICT training session at Banglamung School to create awareness, educate both children and parents on prevention of online risks and promote the creative use of ICT.
Whether in health, in education, or in material well-being, some children will always fall behind the average. The critical question is: how far behind? Is there a point beyond which falling behind is not inevitable but policy susceptible - and unacceptable?
The Child Protection Partnership was presented at a meeting of the Committee against the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on March 11th, 2011.
The Committee is chaired by The Honourable Senator Roméo A. Dallaire, LGen (Retired) and focues on highlighting the issue of exploitation and abuse in Canada and in particular, of First Nations children and youth.
Halton police say technology is helping them pinpoint predators in their war on child pornography.
A one-second snapshot of Internet use on Wednesday morning showed six Oakville computers, seven in Burlington, four in Halton Hills and five in Milton were accessing child pornography sites at that moment, said Det.-Sgt. Brad Cook.
Police also detected 158 computers in Halton that accessed child porn last month, he said.
Children need to be empowered, with stakeholders working closing together and being vigilant in order to tackle the issue of child-sex offenders, Peter Davies, CEO of the London-based Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP), said.