Facebook-owned WhatsApp has partnered with Cyber Peace Foundation (CPF) to create awareness on cyber safety among students. The partners aim to reach about 15,000 students in five Indian states, including Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, and Maharashtra by the end of this year, under the first phase of a pan-India programme.
CPF will train teachers, parents, and students using a co-created curriculum to arm them with tips and tricks to increase online safety for children in consultation with UNICEF and state police authorities. At the end of these training sessions, the participants will create a ‘Cyber Peace Club’ to ensure that this knowledge is further institutionalised, and manage a repository of guidance that other students can refer to for boosting online child safety
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Founder and President, Cyber Peace Foundation: Vineet Kumar.
- Cyber Peace Foundation Established: 2003.
- Cyber Peace Foundation Headquarters: New Delhi.