The most widely discussed topics in the area of children and technology center around parental controls, regulation and supervision. So, a question that is just as important as “how much technology is enough for children” is “What are the rights of children in the digital world”.
- The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child elevates the status of the child to that of full rights-bearing citizen.
- However, only partial progress has been made in supporting children’s rights online.
- In a recent study, children asked to identify challenges to their rights singled out “nosy parents”, “overprotective parents”, and “parents who spy”.
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