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Inform yourself about Cybersafety    Cyber Safe Girl


Zoe and Molly Online Activities
Activities from the Zoe and Molly Website. This includes an online comic and a 'create your own character' activity!

Wise Kids
Online Safety Tips for Children and Young People. WISE KIDS provides  innovative training programmes and consultancy in New Media, Internet and Mobile Technologies, Internet Proficiency, Literacy and Safety.

Internet Safety Tips for Children and Teens
New York Public Library Website that links to Internet Safety Tips for Children and Teens.  Highlights things such as protecting your personal information, bullying and other topics.

A Guide to Internet safety for children
This is a guide to internet safety for children on such issues as cyberbullying, pornography, using social networking sites and what might be illegal.

Get Cyber Safe
Maintained by the Canadian goverment, this site features information on cyberbullying for teens.

TextEd.ca

This is an interactive website is designed to teach Canadian teens how to be safe, responsible, and respectful users of texting technologies.

NeedHelpNow.ca
If you (or a friend, peer, or sibling) have been involved in a self/peer exploitation incident (otherwise known as "sexting"), this site can provide guidance on how to get through it, including the steps that can be taken to remove content from the internet.

Girl Smarts – Empowering You for Life’s Moments
As a smart teen, you should be aware of the dangers that exist online and how to deal with them. The key is to protect yourself while online.

Student's Guide to Internet Security & Safety
This guide contains links to security tips and online safety guides are an excellent resource for students of all ages.

FBI Kids Safety Tips
There are some very important things that you need to keep in mind when you're on the computer at home or at school.

PREVnet - What teens need to know about bullying
Nobody said it was easy... no one ever said it would be this hard. -The Scientist, Coldplay

Social Smart: Privacy, the Internet and You
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada created this graphic novel to help young Canadians better understand privacy issues in the on-line world.

Protecting Your Identity
Identity theft is on the rise and millions become victims each year.  Learn how to protect yourself.

Contract for Safe Internet Use

Internet Safety Tips for Youths

This contract and guide were developed by the Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick, in collaboration with Victim Services and Public Safety, and were designed specifically to address the issue of sexual exploitation of children on the internet.

Guide to Protecting your Smartphone
Offered by an online retail site, these tips and links will help you to ensure that your smartphone stays intact and that the information on it is protected.

Tips on Cyberbullying
This information is supplied by the Red Cross and offers cyberbullying tips on how to protect yourself and how it is different from face to face bullying.

Fun Games for Girls and Youth

Top Secret!
This game can help you learn the benefits and drawbacks of sharing information online. For kids in grades 6 to 8.

Jo Cool or Jo Fool
Take a cyber tour of 12 mock websites to test your savvy surfing skills. For kids in grades 6 to 8. 

NSTeens – Games (National Centre for Missing & Exploited Children)
Cyberbully zombies and evil cheeseburgers? These are not your average Internet safety games.

That’s Not Cool
Game: How to counter nude pic pressures

Other Resources


Kids Help Phone 
Hotline  1-800-668-6868

Kids Help Phone is Canada's only toll-free, 24-hour, bilingual and anonymous phone counselling, web counselling and referral service for children and youth. Every day, professional counsellors provide support to young people across the country.

The service is completely anonymous and confidential. Kids Help Phone does not trace calls. You don't even have to tell your name if you don't want to.


Cybercitizen Challenge

Developed by the Media Awareness Network for the Girl Guides of Canada to help girls at all levels of guiding to be informed and responsible citizens of cyberspace. The challenge addresses five main issues girls and young women may encounter online. 
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