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Safer Virtual School


(ICMEC) Safeguarding challenges of online school can be overcome with risk mitigating codes of conduct and child protection policies and procedures.  Ensure staff are aware of their professional responsibilities to maintain appropriate boundaries with students.  Usual school principles of avoiding 1-on-1 contact with students and supervised, observable and interruptable contact with vulnerable students should be in place in online learning environments.Read More

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March 20, 2020

SWGFL safer-remote-learning-flyer

March 18, 2020

COVID 19 Corona Virus Guidance

safer-virtual-school updated

March 18, 2020

Covid 19 and Corona Virus guidance for remote and synchronous e-learning

EVAC Online stats Inforgraphics

March 10, 2020


November 5, 2019

Child Protection, internet, safer, safer internet

Be Safer Online (Infographic)


(ICMEC, ROCIT) Learn more about how to play your part for a safer Internet. Created for Safer Internet Day 2016, this infographic provides tips to help children stay safer online.    Read More

Be Safer Online (FR)

April 27, 2016

Be Safer Online (PT)

April 27, 2016

Be Safer Online (RU)

April 27, 2016

Be Safer Online (EN)

April 27, 2016

Be Safer Online (ES)

April 27, 2016

Child Abuse/Exploitation, Cybercrime, children, grooming, grooming of children, legislation, online, online grooming, online grooming of children, related, report

Online Grooming of Children for Sexual Purposes: Model Legislation & Global Review


(ICMEC) Prompted by the increasing number of cases of online grooming of children and relative lack of awareness of the growing issue, this original report analyzes legislation related to the online grooming of children for sexual purposes in 196 countries around the world. The report includes sections regarding definitions; offenses; and sanctions and sentencing, followed by an overview of related regional and international law, a discussion of implementation and good initiatives, and a global review of country-specific legislation that evaluates national legislation against 5 core criteria.Read More

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Child Online Protection in India


(UNICEF) UNICEF commissioned this report to better understand online risks faced by children, identify gaps in legislation, ensure removal of harmful materials, support investigation and law enforcement and to identify services for victims of online exploitation and abuse. The aim was to identify priorities for government, NGOs, IT companies and other international agencies and determine appropriate interventions.Read More

UNICEF Child Protection Online India pub_doc115

September 22, 2016


November 1, 2017

Paliscope teams up with ICMEC to help law enforcement combat online child exploitation.

March 21, 2019

...evidence found online, and gain more insights into online acts and behavior, as well as evidence in criminal cases. About...


September 27, 2017

Child Abuse/Exploitation, Child Pornography, Child Protection, Child Sexual Abuse Material (Child Pornography), Cybercrime, Legislation, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, North Korea, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Timor Leste, Vietnam, bank, children, icmec, icts, violence, world, world bank

Protecting Children from Cybercrime: Legislative Responses in Asia to Fight Child Pornography, Online Grooming and Cyberbullying


(ICMEC, The World Bank) In the framework of the Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development, ICMEC and The World Bank published an Asian regional study on legislative responses for the protection of children from violence through Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in response to a growing concern over the use of ICTs to commit violence against children.Read More


October 16, 2015

Child Protection, Cybercrime

ITU Guidelines for Parents, Guardians or Educators on Child Online Protection


(International Telecommunications Union) These guidelines for parents, guardians and educators provide recommendations on what they can do to make their child’s online experience a positive one.Read More

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ITU Guidelines for Children on Child Online Protection


(International Telecommunications Union) These guidelines advise children  on possible harmful activities online, such as bullying and harassment, identity theft, and online abuse. The guidelines also include advice to children seeing and experiencing harmful and illegal content online, or young people being exposed to grooming for sexual purposes, the production, distribution and collection of child abuse material.Read More

Mapping Online Safety in 11 Asian Countries Internet Society

August 6, 2018