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Planning to talk to your child about sex, relationships and their lives online can be tricky. Find lots of advice about these complex areas here.

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    Privacy settings: a guide for parents and carers

    Children love to socialise and share online. In this article we look at privacy settings and how they can help your child to manage the content they share and who they connect with.

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    Are you worried about something that has happened online?

    The internet can be a great place to keep in touch with friends and make new ones. Some people online will be genuine and supportive, but others may use the internet to look for sex and target young people. Read advice on what you can do if you're worried about something that has happened online to your child.

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    Sexual abuse: why boys are less likely to ask for help

    Many children who are sexually abused don’t ask for help or tell anyone. Find out more about why boys are less likely to speak out, and what you can do to help them.

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    Safer online dating: how to support your child

    As your child gets older they will start to be interested in romantic relationships. Online spaces are one of the places they can meet, flirt and start relationships.

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    Gaming: what parents and carers need to know

    Gaming is extremely popular with children and young people. It can be difficult to keep up with the latest games and how they work. Here we take a look at key safety concerns and how you can support happier, safer gaming for your child.

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    Personal information: a guide for parents and carers

    From online gaming to social media apps - if your child enjoys the internet it’s important you know how to protect their personal information and support them to make safe choices about what they share about themselves online