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Responsibility given to parents to safeguard children from digital realm

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Enhancing the rights of the African child in the digital realm necessitates accessible and affordable internet connectivity as well as information and communication technology devices.

However, the Executive Director in the Ministry of Education, Arts, and Culture, Sanet Steenkamp, says this advancement also exposes children to the potential violation of their rights, particularly the risk of online sexual exploitation.

Namibians encouraged to protect rights of children in the digital realm

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Namibians have been called to join hands and work together to protect and uphold the rights of children in the digital realm.

President Hage Geingob says it is crucial that Namibia take decisive action to invest in digital literacy and provide them with the necessary tools to responsibly navigate the digital world.

This plea forms part of President Geingob's message as Namibians commemorate the International Day of the African Child.