You would never, ever allow your child to cross the road without looking for traffic, no you won’t’! Well, you need to take the same type of precautions when they are surfing online. The bruises your kids suffer in the real world can be cured with bandages. But chat dangers, cyber bullying, etc inflict serious emotional scars. Globally, India is third behind China and Singapore in cyber bullying. Even parents are shockingly un-aware about internet safety tools and resources – and a large number of parents need internet safety education on a priority basis.
“Be a Wise Netizen “ Campaign encourages everyone to practice good cyber hygiene and safe online behavior at all times. Our motto is to make sure that very child uses the internet wisely.
A Netizen is a citizen of the Internet. And a wise one knows how to protect himself or herself from the dangers that lurk in every e-nook and cranny. Therefore, a Wise Netizen is one who surfs safely and is able to protect himself or herself from possible e-dangers. Therefore, we are here to help you understand key concepts such as-
- Child internet safety
- eSafety, in general
- Safe surfing strategies to protect yourself and your kids from cyber bullies, cyber crimes, etc.
In short, you will get real, practical know-how on how to become a Wise Netizen.
GET INVOLVED AND INFORMED
Be a family of certified wise netizens
Sign up on our website and then go through “How To” tips and understand cyber threats, online safety rules. Make sure your child also understands them. Ask them to take interactive quizzes, stick posters, read eSafety tool kit and watch videos together. Set internet surfing rules for family and each member of the family should sign the certificate.
Become a friend of the campaign
If you are ready to help us educate and empower children to take steps to protect themselves online, you’ve come to the right place. Anyone can sign up to become a Friend. Sign up now. It’s free. Use the features like articles, eSafety tool kits, videos and more to educate your loved ones about online safety.
Share your success story
We want to hear about all of the great things our Campaign is doing in the field to help others in their communities be safer and more secure online. Please share your experiences, ideas, and successes with us so we can build upon the this initiative. Write to us at http://www.wisenetizen.com/contact-us/ or write in the comment field below.