Child Protection Week: White Balloon Day 2010 Celebrates 14th Anniversary

This week is helding many child saftey events, a National Child Protection Week annual event to raise community awareness of child abuse prevention. Here're some tips from NAPCAN to help prevent abuse and neglect of children. Also, today, is the 14th annual national awareness and fundraising campaign for 'White Balloon Day,' which highlights the work […]

This week is helding many child saftey events, a National Child Protection Week annual event to raise community awareness of child abuse prevention. Here're some tips from NAPCAN to help prevent abuse and neglect of children. Also, today, is the 14th annual national awareness and fundraising campaign for 'White Balloon Day,' which highlights the work of Bravehearts - an organisation dedicated to combating child sexual assault in Australia. To find out how you can get involved in WDB, visit here.

Last year, YouTube partnered with Smart Online Safe Offline (SOSO), a unique social initiative that brought together community, government and digital media industry to educate Internet users aged 9-15 years about potential dangers in their online environment.

Google also, work with Reachout.com, that offers information, support and resources to help young people improve their understanding of mental health issues, develop resilience, and increase coping skills and help-seeking behaviour.

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