MCIT launches initiative to raise awareness on cyberbullying

MCIT launches initiative to raise awareness on cyberbullying

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) has launched an initiative to raise awareness about cyberbullying. Besides, ways to prevent it, with the participation of more than 70 partners from the public, private and non-profit sectors.

The initiative aims to help parents learn about cyberbullying and how children are under it in the digital world. It also aims to raise awareness about cyberbullying amid the increasing electronic platforms, especially video games or social networks.

The initiative seeks to change the behavior of bullies, educating children about the forms and causes of cyber bullying. Besides, assigning messages to parents to highlight the usefulness of video games.

It also seeks to explain the proper way to act regarding bullying, whether the child is a bully or under bullying. In addition to stressing the seriousness of bullying and its impact on children’s mental health.