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Child Online Protection

The internet plays an increasingly significant role in today’s culture, especially for children and young people, who spend more time on virtual platforms, making them significantly vulnerable to online sexual exploitation and psychological manipulation, including the possibility of being exposed to inappropriate content that could have harmful consequences.

In this context, protecting children online is a global challenge that requires a a multidimensional approach and an international response, in addition to a national and international cooperation to protect children from potential risks and harm online, and to enable them to benefit from the opportunities as well as the generative power of the internet.

In this regard, the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications has closely collaborated with the Ministries’ of National Defense, Interior, local collectivities, and Territory Planning, Religious Affairs, National Education, Youth and Sports, National Solidarity, then the National Gendarmerie, the General Directorate of National Security, and the National Body for Child Promotion and Protection  to develop a guide on child online protection.

The aim of this guide is to provide clear, comprehensible information on the risks to which children may be exposed online, and on the measures, parents and guardians should take to protect children and enable them  beneficiate the most of this online world with the least possible risk. These measures must effectively involve the family and the community.

Download the practical guide for parents, guardians and educators to protect children online