New research shows child accounts directly targeted with graphic content within as little as 24 hours of creating an online social media account

5Rights Foundation is calling for mandatory rules for design of digital services after new research shows online accounts registered to children are being targeted with sexual and suicide content. The research, undertaken in partnership with Revealing Reality, establishes the pathways between the design of digital services and the risks children face online. It shows services … Continue reading New research shows child accounts directly targeted with graphic content within as little as 24 hours of creating an online social media account

Children First Alliance newsletter – support their campaign

You can the read Children First Alliance newsletter here. The Children First Alliance flagship policy is the call for a Cabinet Minister for Children and Young People. "This, of course, is a first step only. What that Cabinet Minister actually does will be the key to reversing negative trends and unlocking the potential of our … Continue reading Children First Alliance newsletter – support their campaign

Are you taking part in the Summer of Play?

For more than a year, children across the UK have been forced to spend time indoors, inactive and isolated from friends due to Covid-19 restrictions. It is not surprising that we have seen unprecedented increases in children’s mental health problems and loneliness, alongside reduced physical activity. In response, child psychologists, paediatricians and educators have independently … Continue reading Are you taking part in the Summer of Play?

Summer of Play

Join us in supporting the Summer of Play New research from Save the Children and Beano Brain reveals more than half of children are playing outside and with their friends less - and a quarter are less active - than before the pandemic hitLeading charities, businesses and child development experts are calling on the country … Continue reading Summer of Play