South Asia Safety Summit

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News: Union Minister of Women and Child Development has addressed the 2nd edition of South Asia Safety Summit held in New Delhi.

Facts:

  • The South Asia Safety Summit is organised by Facebook, in partnership with the Ministry of Women and Child Development. It hosts critical conversations pertaining to digital safety and security.

Key Takeaways from 2nd Edition of South Asia Safety Summit:

  • Formation of Ideal Internet Consortium: It is a working group of child safety practitioners that will deliberate on safety issues and give recommendations to civil society, industry and government
  • Launch of We Think Digital: It is a global digital literacy program and will partner with agencies from both government and civil society. The program will make use of learning modules to equip people with skills such as the ability to think critically about what they see online, communicate respectfully, and engage in digital discourse.
  •  #CreateCareConnect comic series: It is a digital literacy campaign around women and child safety online. Facebook has partnered with the Ministry of Women and Child Development for the campaign.