Digital communication beneficial but challenges remain, says Jawaher

SourceGulf Today
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CountryGulf

Providing guidance for our children and being vigilant about their activities are key to their all-round growth, says Sheikha Jawaher. Gulf Today, Staff Reporter Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah (SCFA), has called on social and academic institutions to adopt rigorous scientific standards when raising awareness amongst families, children and youth on cybersecurity and educating them on ways to overcome the myriad challenges of rapid technological advancements. Her Highness indicated that the latest from the Child Safety Department (CSD), an affiliate of SCFA, have revealed that a considerable percentage of families are not fully aware of the dangers of the internet, and stressed that any such percentage no matter how small was not acceptable as it pertains to the safety of children and youth. READ MORE Ramadan work ...read more...