jugendschutz.net - Youth Protection in the Internet


Youth protection on the internet Enable young users to have safe and positive experiences online

jugendschutz.net urges providers to create their content in a way that is not endangering to children and young people. As a competence center for the protection of minors on the internet jugendschutz.net looks closely at risks in services specifically attractive to young users. jugendschutz.net runs a Hotline accepting reports regarding violations of youth protection laws and makes sure that quick action is taken. Risky contacts, self-harm behavior, political extremism and the sexual exploitation of children is the focus of jugendschutz.net's work.

Latest news Right-wing extremism online

Right-wing extremists use social media to specifically address young people. With fictional or fake news they stir up hatred against refugees, Muslims and other groups.

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Report Need for modern protection concepts

In 2015, jugendschutz.net registered more than 6,000 cases of illegal content, mostly in the social web. A new trend has emerged, en-couraging young people to use psychoactive drugs.

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Extremism Islamism on the Internet

Web content tying in with the lifeworld of young people, inspirations borrowed from computer games, propaganda films looking like Hollywood productions: This is how Islamists lure young people and try to win them over for their ideology.

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Brochure for parents Growing up in a media world - A net for children

The brochure provides recommendations for safe websites for kids and tips for dealing with online risks. With a colorful paper cell phone, a poster of rules for online safety and an info laptop.

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