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Topic: Digital-rights

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Mobile phones now banned in French schools

The start of the new school year in France has brought with it a ban on mobile phones during school hours. It affects children in primary school and those aged 11-15.   This new ruling leaves children...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo
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CITC Weekly Roundup: Friday April 6

Here is our weekly collection of worldwide stories highlighting the importance of promoting and protecting children’s rights and strengthening the position of children in cities. This week’s round-up includes stories from across the globe that...Read more
|Comment|author: Julia Zvobgo

What are kids getting out of playing Minecraft?

Parents are made to worry that their children are spending too much time on their screens playing games, but maybe they’re just… playing. A 2015 poll found that Australian adults rated “excessive screen time” as their...Read more
|Comment|author: Jane Mavoa
CC Flickr: Miika Silfverberg

A guide to keeping children safe online

Raising a kid is tough enough without the meddling of the internet. Although the internet offers kids fantastic opportunities for learning and entertainment, there are also many dangers lurking in the dark – from catfishing...Read more
|Comment|author: Jason Phillips