Young people online

Young people live their lives online and you may have already put in place boundaries to keep them safe. With top tips and advice, you can develop your online parenting skills.

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  • Responding to issues
    Online sexual abuse: webcam and images

    An increasing number of children are being sexually abused over webcam. This can be just as harmful as 'contact' sexual abuse. Ensure your children know they can get help at any time and find out what you can do to support them.

  • Advice
    What is live streaming?

    With an increase in the popularity of live streaming, it's important to understand why young people enjoy sharing experiences in real-time.

  • Advice
    Having a conversation with your child

    Starting a conversation with your child about a sensitive issue or something you don’t usually talk about isn’t always easy, especially if this means you will be talking about things they prefer to keep private, but there are ways to make having these conversations with your child easier.

  • Responding to issues
    Worried about your child and online porn?

    It’s no secret that pornography is readily available online. Should you be worried about your children accessing it?

  • Responding to issues
    Online grooming: how does it work?

    Some people try to use social media and apps to groom children and young people. It's important you understand how this works so you can protect them.

  • Advice
    Nude selfies: a parents' guide

    Teenagers tell us that sharing sexual pictures and videos is not unusual. It can be risky but don’t panic, there are steps you can take if things get out of control.