KFCB to train parents on responsible digital parenting and viewing practices.
Kenya film classification board, KFCB to train parents on how to monitor the sites of access of their children.
KFCB CEO stated,”The program will target parents and caregivers, also aims at promoting responsible digital parenting and viewing practices among consumers of online content, especially children.”
“We recognize the need for parents to be equipped with necessary skills and knowledge on how to parent effectively in the digital age.”
“This includes handling tech savvy children and staying informed on the emerging risks, KFCB CEO added.
KFCB argued that it had to come up with this initiative, to cushion parents and their kids on the online environment, that can in one way or another impact them.
KFCB stated,”Many children now have access to cell-phone technology and many parents use cell-hones as their main method of monitoring their movements and ensuring their safety.”
Additionally, the films board has partnered with Public service vehicles, to ensure the content played in public service matatus is age appropriate.
KFCB stated, ”To enhance measures on child protection from exposure to harmful content, KFCB in partnership with PSV operators and Saccos will create PSV Clean Awards.”
“The awards are meant to encourage public service vehicle operators to play appropriate content to ensure that children who use matatus are not exposed to adult material,” KFCB added.
For more information on the awards, visit the KFCB website.