Strengthening online safety for young people in the Pacific
GFCE Code: G0568
From: May 2020
To: Jun 2022
Target audience: General Public
Themes & Topics
Using a youth-led online safety literacy model (SwipeSafe), which has been contextualised to Solomon Islands, to educate young women and men and their caregivers on internet risks and protective strategies. Including through delivering training to youth and families on online safety; and developing policy/procedural standards for communities to establish safe community online environments.
Plan International Australia is collaborating with key stakeholders such as the Ministry of Communication and Aviation, Honiara City Council, Young Women’s Christian Asscoation (YWCA), and the Australian Federal Police Cyber Safety Pasifika program to promote safe online environments.
This project supports Australia’s objective to promote and protect human rights online. It equips young people, their parents, and their community, with the knowledge and skills to promote youth-led and gender-responsive approaches to online safety that respects and promotes the rights of children and young people in the Pacific.
The project is part of the Cyber and Critical Tech Cooperation Program.
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