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Africa’s digital leaders empowered on online habits

– – Young people who participated in the 2021 edition of the Africa Digital Leaders Programme have been empowered on the best habits to exhibit while online. The Africa Digital Leaders Programme, initiated by the Child Online Africa is a hybrid fellowship programme targeting young leaders between the ages 8-16year old. It is aimed at building the skills and capacity… Read More
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Child Online Africa’s launches safety guide for families

– – The Ghana based group, Child Online Africa has launched what it calls an Online Safety guide for the Family. This document is to offer a range of information from a number of different sources, including the information for children and parents since they are the gate keepers of children most often. At a news conference the executive director… Read More
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Ghana launches ‘Hike For the Child Online’ Campaign

– – Child Online Africa (COA) in Collaboration with the Head of State Award Scheme – Ghana has launched an online safety campaign called ‘Hike for the child online’ campaign. Launched on October 22, 2021, the charity campaign is an initiative to spark up discussion and support for the safety and well-being of children online in Africa. The first edition… Read More
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Ghana: Resorting to handshake for Child Online Safety

Every year, 1 billion children continue to be exposed to violence and more than 200 million of these children are sexually abused and exploited. This means that close to 50% of all children are victims of violence, yet unfortunately this issue remains a hidden global epidemic. Increasingly much of this sexual abuse takes place online or is captured and digitally… Read More
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Woman climbs Kilimanjaro to “make a case for online safety”

A Ghanaian woman who was on a mission to climb Kilimanjaro to raise awareness about online safety finally made it. Awo Aidam Amenyah on Sunday reached the top of the tallest mountain in Africa located in Tanzania. She embarked on this journey to advocate and push for the protection of children online. Amenyah is also the executive director of the organization, Child… Read More
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Child Online Africa partners AF Academy to train journalists

CHILD ONLINE AFRICA and AF ACADEMY have announced a collaborative effort to train Ghanaian journalists about online safety for vulnerable groups. The training for some selected journalists from media houses in Ghana is expected to take place this year. The objectives of the training are: To enlighten journalists on the rights of the child online. To equip journalists with latest… Read More