COVID-19 and its implications for protecting children online

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Childhood association

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COVID-19 has prompted widespread school closures and physical distancing measures and made online
platforms and communities essential to maintaining a sense of normalcy. Children and their families are
turning to digital solutions more than ever to support children’s learning, socialization and play. While digital
solutions provide huge opportunities for sustaining and promoting children’s rights, these same tools may
also increase children’s exposure to online risks. This technical note sets out some of the key priorities and
recommendations on how to mitigate those risks and promote positive online experiences for children.