UK Council for Internet Safety

(Redirected from UK Council for Child Internet Safety)

The UK Council for Internet Safety (UKCIS) is a voluntary organisation chaired by Ministers from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Department for Education and the Home Office. It is the successor[1] to the UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS).

UK Council for Internet Safety

DCMS has announced a replacement for the UK Council for Child Internet Safety which will be broader in scope.

Priority areas of focus will include online harms such as cyberbullying and sexual exploitation; radicalisation and extremism; violence against women and girls; hate crime and hate speech; and forms of discrimination against groups protected under the Equality Act, for example on the basis of disability or race.[2]

UK Council for Child Internet Safety

References

  1. Board announced for new UK Council for Internet Safety, GOV.UK, 2018-10-30
  2. New Council for Internet Safety in the UK, DCMS 6 July 2018