Child protection and safety
To kids, online life is real life. There's no difference between the people they speak to on social media and their friends at school. And the experiences they have over the internet are as real to them as anything else. There are a number of useful guides and sites available. The O2 Guide for parents has been written to help adults understand what children really do on their mobiles and the internet. It's also to help you talk to your children openly about the risks, so they know how to protect themselves.
The internet is like a magician's hat. And if you're worried what your kids will find inside, our free advice will help you keep them safe online.
If you are worried about online sexual abuse or the way someone has been communicating online, then you can make a report to one of CEOP's Child Protection Advisers. Part of the National Crime Agency.
The charity supports the children of serving and former members of the Metropolitan Police and City of London Police who are either deceased or retired on pension and are so incapacitated as to be unable to contribute materially to the family upkeep.
The Internet can be a wonderful resource for kids. But that access can also pose hazards. It's important to be aware of what your kids see and hear on the Internet, who they meet, and what they share about themselves online.
Advice on how to keep your child safe online.
A guide for parent's carers and educators.
A guide to how to educate and protect our children online.
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