Experts in technology, child safety, medicine, mental health and theology gathered in Rome at the Child Dignity in the Digital World Congress to talk about how to keep kids safe online and protect children from sexual exploitation.
Cyberbullying and online harassment can be an issue for anyone. But it’s especially pernicious for young people who identify or are coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGBTQ).
Let’s face it, most parents worry about their children and look for reassurances that everything is OK. And while you can’t know exactly what's going on with your kids 24/7, there are ways that you can track their location, know when they’ve arrived home and even look in on them when they are at home.
I have heard from numerous child safety experts who tell me that stories such as “the dangerous game has been linked to at least 130 teen deaths,” as reported in the British tabloid The Sun, are grossly exaggerated. And, it turns out that most of the initial stories about Blue Whale originated as fake news from Russia.
Powerful people — politicians, media personalities and even the president of the United States, are publicly cyberbullying others. How do you tell your children to behave civilly when people in authority – perhaps people you or they admire – are acting badly