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Kids are addicted to online friendships – Kaspersky Lab

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd), in partnership with a non-government organization advocating children’s rights, launched a manual on online safety for public school students to prevent Internet-related child abuse. DepEd and the Stairway Foundation have produced the CyberSafe Project Manuals, which contain individual lesson plans targeting Grades…
June 15, 2016
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8 of 10 Filipino children risk online sexual abuse Unicef

Eight out of 10 Filipino children are at risk of being victims of sexual abuse or bullying online, according to a recent study by the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef). The Unicef-Ipsos study titled “Perils and Possibilities: Growing up online” explored the youth’s perspective on the risks they are facing…
June 7, 2016
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Most 18-year-olds say young people at risk online, Unicef poll finds

Unicef presses governments to better protect young people as international survey finds most 18-year-olds say friends take risks online Eight out of 10 18-year-olds worldwide believe young people are in danger of being sexually abused or taken advantage of online, a Unicef study suggests. The poll on unwanted sexual comments,…
June 7, 2016
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80% of young teens in PHL experience cyberbullying – survey

Eighty percent of teenagers aged 13 to 16 have been cyberbullied through social media, according to a 2015 survey by child-care nonprofit Stairway Foundation Inc. The survey, the results of which were released Wednesday, was the second study carried out by SFI "to address a gap in data concerning Child…
May 30, 2016
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Cyberspace survey shows potential danger for children online

Nine out of 10 young Filipinos use the internet and are being exposed to potential dangers in the cyberspace like bullying and abuse but only five of 10 children are being guided, a recent survey of a non-government child care organization said. Stairway Foundation had recently teamed up with the…
April 3, 2016