UDHR_ Article 3Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.
Every child has the right to surf the web in safe, constructive and joyful conditions.
The international and national rights of the child online cannot be prevaricated by commercial interests.
Action required: laws regulatory interventions aimed to guarantee:
States Parties shall undertake all appropriate legislative, administrative, and other measures for the implementation of the rights recognized in the present Convention.
Every child online has the right to the adequate and comprehensive regulatory protection.
Action required: creation of the Kids Online Forumas official Advisory Board forthe regulatory activity of protection of the child from all new forms of risk on line, constantly adapted to the age range.
The Advisory Board includes representatives of institutions, stakeholders, civil society and the scientific community and stimulates the legislator, citizens and professionals to adopt the necessary tools for the protection of minors.The board’s representative have the duty to monitor and guarantee the application of the present Digital Welfare Chart, following shared, detailed and verifiable guidelines.
The Forum’s goal is also the interception and regulation of new trends and issues before they become emergencies.
Every child has the right to report psychological violence occurred online.
(a) For respect of the rights or reputations of others; or
The child online has the right to be respected, to protect his reputation and the duty to respect others.
Action required: strengthening of e-security and privacy protection against cyberbullying and other risks as hate speech, harassment, exposure, trolling, denigration, baiting,…;
Every child has the right to protection from illegal and / or harmful interference in private life.
Action required: strengthening e-security and privacy against grooming,and other risks asstalking, cyberstalking, …;
States Parties recognize the important function performed by the mass media and shall ensure that the child has access to information and material from a diversity of national and international sources, especially those aimed at the promotion of his or her social, spiritual and moral well-being and physical and mental health.
To this end, States Parties shall: (….)
(e) Encourage the development of appropriate guidelines for the protection of the child from information and material injurious to his or her well-being, bearing in mind the provisions of articles 13 and 18.
Every child has the right to be legally protected from violent, pornographic, harmful, obsessive or violent online material and from the explicit or implicit instigationto violence, self-harm, gambling and gaming.
Action required: strengthening of the child on line protection and safety, through penalization of suppliers of NUGC and negative crowdsourcing platforms.
Every child has the right to a complete and exhaustive information about the safe and healthy use of the Internet and about fundamentalvalues as self-respect and compassion.
Action required: mandatory and transversal training protocols on digital citizenship for the educating community.
UNCRC Article 39
States Parties shall take all appropriate measures to promote physical and psychological recovery and social reintegration of a child victim of: any form of neglect, exploitation, or abuse; torture or any other form of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; or armed conflicts. Such recovery and reintegration shall take place in an environment which fosters the health, self-respect and dignity of the child.
Every child has the right to immediate and effective care and support in case of trauma occurred online.
Action required: national and international protocolson validated and shared prevention and intervention tools.
Example: Activation of the Rescue Team.
The Rescue Team is an interdisciplinary team in charge of Emergency intervention to support situations in cases of bullying, cyberbullying and others problems related to the distorted use of the internet.
The Rescue Team is reached by the community alerting App 1Safe.
It is composed by:1 pedagogic coordinator, 1 psychologist / psychotherapist, 1 legal expert, 1 communication expert.
UNCRC Article 34
States Parties undertake to protect the child from all forms of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse. For these purposes, States Parties shall in particular take all appropriate national, bilateral and multilateral measures to prevent:
Every child online has the right to be protected from any kind of contact with malicious adults and from grooming through fake identities and profiles.
Action required: strengthening of e-security and privacy.
States Parties shall take all appropriate measures, including legislative, administrative, social and educational measures, to protect children from the illicit use of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances as defined in the relevant international treaties, and to prevent the use of children in the illicit production and trafficking of such substances.
Every child online has the right to be protected by instigation to the use of drugs and alcohol.
Action: strengthening of the child on line protection and safety, through penalization of suppliers of NUGC and negative crowdsourcing platforms