Saftey Tips for your Kids

Saftey

The Internet has drastically changed the way that children interact with the world. They have access to in-depth knowledge, tools to express their creativity, and people from all over the world. Yet along with offering a fascinating, new way to connect with the world, the Internet also offers new risks

  • Cyber bullying
  • Exposure to inappropriate material
  • Online predators
  • Revealing too much personal information

Signs that your child is being targeted

  • Your child is becoming withdrawn and isolated from family and friends
  • You find inappropriate material on your computer
  • Your child receives gifts from an unknown person
  • See unknown phone numbers in phone bill

Websites that predators use:

Statistics

  • Only 1 in 3 people will report secual crimes to a trusted adult
  • Dr. Michael Seto estimated that 3% of the male population is aroused by pedophilic stimuli
  • At least 200 million girls and 100 million boys will be sexually victimized before they reach adulthood
  • As of December 2012, NCMEC's child victim identification program has reviewed and analyzed more than 80 million child pornography images since 2002.