90,000 adolescents to get training on online safety

Grameenphone in collaboration with UNICEF has extended online safety projects to train up adolescents who are outside mainstream education.

UNICEF’s Adolescent Club Programme (also known as Kishore-Kishori Club) under the scheme aims to create awareness amongst 90,000 adolescents in Bangladesh, said a Grameenphone press release on Wednesday.

Child online safety projects will continue to educate young children and adolescents about online safety and train them to navigate safely through digital space and get the best out of the experience.

The online safety project, which has entered third year of collaboration between Grameenphone and UNICEF, will run application-based online training this year for adolescents across 1600 clubs across the country.

Since 2014, Grameenphone has been conducting outreach programs in school nationwide to create awareness and understanding of a safer internet environment for children and sensitize parents, guardians and teachers.

In 2019, the organization collaborated with Telenor Group and UNICEF and took a pledge to reach out to 1.2 million children countrywide along with 600,000 parents by the year 2020.

Source: United News of Bangladesh