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Children in a digital world.

Author: UNICEF,
Publisher: [New York]: UNICEF, 2017.
Series: State of the world's children, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As the debate about whether the internet is safe for children rages, The State of the World's Children 2017: Children in a Digital World discusses how digital access can be a game changer for children or yet another dividing line. The report represents the first comprehensive look from UNICEF at the different ways digital technology is affecting children, identifying dangers as well as opportunities. It makes a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Statistics
Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: UNICEF,
ISBN: 9789280649307 9280649302
OCLC Number: 1031774486
Notes: 'Unicef for every child."
Description: vi, 205 pages : color illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Key messages --
U-report poll : What do adolescents and youth think of life online? --
Introduction: Children in a digital world. --
Chapter 1. Digital opportunity : the promise of connectivity: Education and learning in a digital world --
What do adolescents think about how schools are preparing them for the digital age? --
Giving children a voice in their communities --
What do adolescents think about using ICTs to drive social change? --
Skills for the twenty-first century --
Staying connected far from home --
Online my wheelchair is invisible --
Pointing the way forward --
Perspectives: Realizing limitless possibilities : technology empowers people with disabilities / Kartik Sawhney --
What do children need to know for the digital world? --
Special section: How ICTs are supporting humanitarian action. --
Chapter 2. Digital divides : missed opportunities: Who are the unconnected children? --
A persistent gender gap --
How digital technologies herald a bright future / Karim Sy and Laura Maclet --
What do adolescents think about the barriers that stop them from going online? --
Mind the homework gap : the divide facing the lowest-income children in the United States --
Once connected, how do you use? --
Global Kids Online (GKO)--
Artifical Intelligence and its potential impact on children / Sandra Cortesi and Urs Gasser --
Information poverty --
Cuba's first online generation --
Pointing the way forward --
Connecting Africa's youth --
Special section: What do connected children do online? --
Why do teens <3 mobile and social media? / Mizuko Ito --
A vision for the future : reflections on children's rights in the digital age / Pony Ma. --
Chapter 3. Digital dangers : the harms of life online: Three forms of risk : content, contact, conduct --
Cyberbullying : "nobody deserves this" --
Online child sexual abuse and exploitation --
Self-generated sexually explicit material --
Which children are most vulnerable? --
What do adolescents think about online risks and harms --
Preventing harm in the digital age --
Internet safety campaigns --
R.AGE against predators --
Pointing the way forward --
Special section: Protecting children's privacy online --
Are you tattooed yet? / Juan Enriquez --
Look, Mum, no data! / Anab Jain. --
Chapter 4. Digital childhoods : living online: A new generation gap --
What do adolescents think about the impact of ICTs on families? --
Parenting's new digital frontier / Jasmina Byrne and Sonia Livingstone --
Being online and well-being : the evidence --
Hey, Alexa, should I wear the pink or the sparkly dress today? / Rachel Botsman --
The role of (un)ethical design --
The debate over digital dependency --
How do new media change teens' social lives and identities? / Mizuko Ito --
This is your child's brain on digital --
What do adolescents think about technology and health in the digital age? --
Empowering children to engage in the digital world / Niels B. Christiansen. --
Chapter 5. Digital priorities : harness the good, limit the harm: 1. Provide all children with affordable access to high-quality online resources ; 2. Protect children from harm online ; 3. Safeguard children's privacy and identities online ; 4. Teach children digital literacy to keep children informed, engaged and safe online ; 5. Leverage the power of the private sector to advance ethical standards and practices that protect and benefit children online ; 6. Put children at the centre of digital policy --
Internet governance. --
Endnotes --
Methodologies for U-Report poll and adolescent workshops --
Statistical tables. Figures: Figure 1.1. Older children are more likely to be civically engaged online - Figure 2.1. Youth in low-income countries are least likely to connect - Figure 2.2. About three out of five youth in Africa are not online - Figure 2.3. Children from the lowest-income countries use the internet least - Figure 2.4. Youth in rural areas are less likely to go online - Figure 2.5. Girls are less likely to go online in low-connectivity countries - Figure 2.6. Children rely heavily on smartphones to go online - Figure 2.7. What are children doing online? - Figure 3 .1. Parts of the internet.
Series Title: State of the world's children, 2017.
Other Titles: State of the world's children 2017 :
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