Campaign gives voice to youth to fight online exploitation

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A student at St. Francis of Assisi School and other girls, check their smart phones after classes in the Central Visayas city of Cebu, Philippines. Photo: UNICEF/Joshua Estey

About 80 per cent of adolescents think young people are at risk of online sexual abuse or bullying.

That's according to an opinion poll by the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) which gathered perspectives from more than 10,000 18-year-olds in 25 countries.

UNICEF has launched a campaign called #ReplyForAll which makes young people advocates for staying safe on the Internet or while using social media.

To find out more, Dianne Penn spoke to UNICEF Child Protection Specialist Clara Sommarin.

Duration: 4’36″

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