Guidelines for Children on Child Online Protection

Second Edition 2016

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This manual contains guidelines for children and young people in all parts of the world on how to keep themselves and others safe online. However, a young internet user of seven years of age is very unlikely to have the same needs or interests as a 12 year old just starting at High School or a 17 year old on the brink of adulthood. At different points in the Guidelines, the advice or recommendations fits these different contexts.



What you need to know to stay safe online

Internet safety messages need to be timely, age specific, culturally sensitive and match the values and laws of the society in which the child or young person lives.


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