Ending the abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence (physical, psychological and sexual) against and torture of children by 2030 (SDG 16-2)—will not be reached without addressing the role of the broadband to combat these illegal activities affecting children. The Child Online Safety Report highlights the risks and harms children face online and provides actionable recommendations for how to prioritize children’s online safety.
The Broadband Commission invites all private and public sector entities, and non-governmental organizations to sign the Child Online Safety Universal Declaration to demonstrate their commitment to collaborate in their actions to ensure that all children can be safer online.
Out of the shadows: Shining light on the response to child sexual abuse and exploitation – is a 60-country benchmarking index examines how countries are responding to the threat of sexual violence against children. It explores the environment in which the issue occurs and is addressed; the degree to which a country’s legal framework provide protections for children from sexual violence; whether government commitment and capacity is being deployed to equip institutions and personnel to respond appropriately; and the engagement of industry, civil society and media in efforts to tackle the problem.
HIGH LEVEL MEETING AT THE UN