UNICEF hails promised steps by Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Yahoo, govts. to protect children from online sexual exploitation
Author: UNICEF, Published on: 17 November 2015
"Tech companies and governments pledge to protect millions of children from sexual exploitation online -- UNICEF", 17 Nov 2015
Leading technology companies, governments and international organizations have committed to protecting millions of children from online sexual exploitation at the #WeProtect Children Online Global Summit hosted by the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom in Abu Dhabi, said UNICEF. Governments in every region of the world have agreed to establish coordinated national responses between criminal justice systems, law enforcement agencies, frontline social service providers and education sectors to better protect children online. Leading information technology companies including Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo have also pledged to keep children safe by developing new technology, tools and expertise.