Safe Online Surfing Initiative

Organization: Childhood Brazil
Project: Safe Online Surfing Initiative
Location: Brazil
Target Group: Children at risk for abuse

The program focuses on the protection of children and adolescents against online abuse and pornography via information and communication technology, and the distribution of the handbook Navegar com Segurança [Safe Online Surfing], released in 2006. The publication is intended for parents and educators, offering guidelines to prevent online abuse and the spread of child and adolescent pornography on the Internet. 900,000 printed copies, besides the digital version, have been downloaded from Childhood Brasil’s website. The handbook’s 3rd edition was released in 2012. The project actions include conference and events’ attendance, strategies for prevention and protection of children and adolescents on the Internet with Brazilian companies and partnership with Google for online safety content of the Internet.

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