The WePROTECT global alliance

Working examples of model national response capabilities and implementation


The rapid expansion of digital technology and increased access to the Internet has transformed children and young people’s lives worldwide. From poor urban areas in East Africa, to rural communities in South America, and to isolated islands in the Pacific, children in some of the world’s most disadvantaged and inaccessible communities now have enormous information at their fingertips. Access to social networks and the World Wide Web provide young people with incredible opportunities for education, entertainment, entrepreneurship and innovation. The possibilities seem infinite. But alongside these opportunities are risks.

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