Online Guide for Parents on Apps and Social Media during COVID-19 Lockdown (2) – Asian Mums Network & Cyber Safe Zone

Apps guide and age restrictions – a guide for parents What age can my child start social networking? Popular apps may include TikTok, Snapchat, Instagram and many more. To message young people may be communicating via a variety of methods including WhatsApp, Viber, Telegram, WeChat, Line. The majority of apps that children use can be… Read More

Online Safety Guide for Parents During COVID-19 Lockdown (1) – Asian Mums Network & Cyber Safe Zone

Coronavirus schools’ closure and social distancing – how to keep young people safe online while at home Schools have closed for an indefinite period while the government tries to limit the spread of COVID 19. Educators are currently exploring different ways in which young people can continue to learn via remote learning without being directly… Read More

Creators For Change – Some of the “Influencers” that Teens Should Follow on Social Media

Nowadays, Social Media can be used to educate young people. While talking to and advising your kids and teens daily is considered ideal, social media can do the same much more effectively and is also able to reach a broader audience at the same time.  “Influencers” create content such as online videos in order to… Read More

Jasvinder Sanghera CBE Interview – Activist, Campaigner and Founder of Karma Nirvana

“My mission hasn’t changed in 25 years, this was to increase reporting, reduce isolation and save lives.  The vision was to break the silences of the many thousands silenced by honour abuses and forced marriages.  The values of sheer determination and to speak about the issues with conviction, truths and commitment drives Karma Nirvana.” –… Read More

Everything About The TikTok App That Parents Should Know

What is TikTok? TikTok it’s a social media app that enables users to film short videos of themselves lip-syncing to songs or comedy sketches. They can share these 60 second short videos with friends, family or the entire world. Currently, the app is available in 34 languages with 150 million active users. The innovative short-form video… Read More

Refuge Charity: Tech Abuse and Safety Resources

“Every year, over two million people experience domestic abuse. This includes 100,000 people who are at high risk of murder and serious harm: 95,000 of those are women. Perpetrators – partners and ex-partners are increasingly using technology to facilitate their abuse of the women.” What is Tech Abuse? Nowadays, technology gives perpetrators never-ending ways to… Read More