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

Cyber-bullying explained to parents in Hindi

What is cyberbullying? Cyberbullies use the internet or a mobile phone to hurt, harass or embarrass someone. It’s receiving nasty, threatening or hurtful messages through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat, WhatsApp and other social media It’s sending photos and videos of you to others without your permission to embarrass or hurt you It’s spreading rumours… Read More

Online Grooming explained to parents in Hindi

Grooming is a process used by offenders and predators to prepare vulnerable young people and children: sexual abuse criminal activity violent and nonviolent extremism It’s a process, not a one-off event or act It starts with befriending online via social media Groomers use social media that use messaging, images and video such as Facebook, WhatsApp,… Read More

What is Radicalisation and Extremism? In Hindi

What are radicalisation and extremism? Radicalisation and extremism is when someone: believes and supports extremist and violent views carries out acts of violence against others for political reasons. Someone can be influenced, groomed or pressured by extremists to carry out an act of violence against people, places or organisations Extremists find a vulnerable person and… Read More

Survey Results: Understanding Social Media And Internet Devices

Over the last year, we ran an Internet Safety campaign and survey for parents. We targetted women’s groups in hard to research communities and offered internet safety session on security, terminologies, social media, grooming, exploitation and radicalisation in order to help women build their knowledge and digital resilience. The survey was completely anonymous as we wanted to find out… Read More