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Releasing Children's Potential and Minimizing Risks - ICTs, the Internet and Violence Against Children

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This publication was influenced by input from national and international experts who attended the SRSG’s international consultation on this issue in June 2014 in San Jose, Costa Rica. This publication provides information on the dangers children possibly face from ICTs and the internet. It concludes with 7 crucial steps for a safe, inclusive and empowering digital agenda for children, which governments should enact.

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A multifaceted agenda for releasing children’s potential and minimizing online risks

As underscored in the previous sections, the challenge of creating a safe and empowering online environment for children lies in responses that strike the appropriate balance between ensuring that children benefit from the potential offered by ICTs and securing their necessary protection.

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