Public Policy Exchange Will be Hosting a Webinar Reinforcing Child Protection Online Holding Internet Companies to Account & Protecting Victims Tuesday, October 4th, 2022, at 9:30 AM — 1:00 PM.

If you would like to attend this webinar, please fill in your details in the attached registration form and send it back to Sheila Ramkissoon at your earliest convenience, so she can confirm your place(s) and drop you an email with the joining instructions.

Speakers:

  • Donald Findlater - Director of the Stop It Now! UK and Ireland Helpline
  • Kelly Alleyne MBE & Sophie Drouet - Principal Safeguarding Manager & Digital Product Manager at Action for Children
  • Sophie Jones - National Crime Agency - Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre

Programme

  • Analyse the Online Safety Bill and the 2021 Tackling Child Sexual Abuse Strategy, as well as develop priorities for future policy
  • Examine the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the incidence of online child abuse
  • Considers ways of keeping up to date with technological advancements to better protect children online
  • Scrutinise the role that social media companies and internet service providers should play in increasing transparency, developing robust measures, and accelerating the removal of harmful and abusive content
  • Discuss the role of Ofcom in enforcing the proposed duty of care for online platforms
  • Examine ways of increasing digital literacy amongst young people and expanding awareness of online risks
  • Examine measures to strengthen the response of law enforcement agencies, increase the reporting of online abuse and harmful content with the police, and better support victims
  • Discuss parental awareness of online risks, equipping guardians with the knowledge, skills and confidence to exercise control to protect children online
  • Learn how to promote greater integration between intelligence agencies, local authorities, the police and educational bodies in order to better restrict access to and minimise risk to children online
  • Determine ways of combating decreasing levels of supervision and increasing privacy through guidance for teachers and educators in preparing young people for digital life
  • Share best practice on the safeguarding of children online, raising levels of digital resilience

If you have any questions, please let Sheila know.

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