Internet "crucial right" for children

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Access to the Internet is a "crucial right" for young people around the world according to the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF).

Only 30 per cent of people in the developing world have access to the Internet.

The agency says that in some parts of Asia women and children are being "left behind."

It's now looking at ways to get more people online.

Daniel Dickinson has been speaking to Wivina Belmonte, the UNICEF representative in Malaysia and Brunei

He began by asking her asked about the current situation in the two countries.

Duration: 2'39"

 

 

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