5Rights welcomes UN General Comment ushering in new standards for children’s rights in digital space

“It’s official – children’s rights apply in the digital world! This is a major step forward for how we conceive of the responsibilities of governments and technology businesses – they must now act in children’s best interests, and observe their rights to privacy, safety and access to information that is truthful, adapted to their age and in their own language. We look forward to working with governments in the coming months to ensure the Comment is implemented at a national level.”
Baroness Kidron OBE, 5Rights Chair and Steering Group Member

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