du, UNICEF, SCMC Commit to Cutting Online Risks for Children

du, UNICEF, SCMC Commit to Cutting Online Risks for Children

In light of Safer Internet Day, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC) collaborating with United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood (SCMC) advanced its commitment to supporting online child safety.

Inclusive of its online community and navigating across the rapidly changing digital sphere, du proudly showcased an awareness campaign via SMS and its social media channels to stir a proactive discussion around what Safety Internet Day entails for children.

du’s three-year partnership with UNICEF aims to engage hundreds of thousands of children and caregivers to raise their awareness of online risks and is part of a growing effort to promote online childhood safety through continuous outreach activities with national partners to increase awareness and ensure support is made readily available for children and parents in the UAE and beyond.

Recently, du has launched several initiatives in the field of online safety education with the objective of ensuring a better safer internet for the UAE community. These initiatives include school-focused digital wellbeing sessions with Injaz UAE and EdComs Middle East.

News Source: Emirates News Agency

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