Parents talk to their children about ‘adult’ content, what experts advise?

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The image captures the information spread on the social network Facebook – Screenshot

From March 13, on a social network account named NHN, this user posted information: “Please check your children’s Facebook accounts. Oh surprise. I let you out. social media – PV) all, 2 phones are also broken. A lot of bad elements drag me into the bad group.”

It is known that the boy in the story has not read or seen the sensitive images in the closed group, but this mother immediately blocked and shared the warning to other parents on Facebook.

Commenting on this case, Mr. Nguyen Phuong Linh – director of the Institute for Management and Sustainable Development (MSD) – said that adults must see the reality if their children see or access pornographic publications, they will not. consider it too strange.

According to research, the average age children can be curious and approach “adult” publications is 11 years old. That’s the age at which puberty can begin.

Ms. Linh said that parents who know their children are exposed to “adult” publications through viewing their browsing history or seeing them in person can have some negative reactions such as anger, scolding, device confiscation. technology, breaking technological equipment…

“This isn’t the root of the problem. I’ll still be watching stealthily, watching from myself and my friends, clearing browser history…

Children will also have other approaches, not openly sharing with parents and especially serious if they have problems and risks but because they are afraid of being scolded and punished, they do not seek help from parents. parents”, emphasized Ms. Linh.

Therefore, Mrs Linh gives 6 tips for parents including staying calm; seriously listen to your child; assure the child that he or she will not be scolded; talk about your child’s feelings; education about sex and relationships, explaining why porn is harmful, and agreeing on “adult” content not to be viewed.

Meanwhile, Doctor Nguyen Trong An – former deputy director of the Department of Child Care and Protection (Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs) – shared the story of parents revealing their child’s story on social networks. is right, it’s good to warn, give experience to other parents to pay attention, monitor, and supervise, don’t let your child fall into age-inappropriate content.

However, the Children’s Law clearly regulates children’s privacy rights. For example, parents peeking into their children’s diaries, pictures, and secrets can cause negative feedback. For example, children may be ridiculed, isolated, influenced by their peers…

“The Children’s Law clearly stipulates what parents need to know. However, in order to understand, it is necessary to have a social worker to propagate, guide and advise. Parents do not just say what I discovered. this, I discovered that to let other parents know is a good thing. It’s a double-edged sword,” he noted.

According to Dr. An, if parents are in a similar situation, they need to play the role of “friend” to talk, listen, and share with their children that “I have seen this, you think it’s right or wrong”. From there, relieve some of the pressure, so that the child is not traumatized, not shocked.

Doctor Nguyen Trong An added, Parents need to guide their children in the right direction, listen to them, be friends with them and have discreet supervision.

Parents can tell a story that is not related to the story that the child is being seduced, the error pulls like “I know what society is like, what people care about on social networks”. OLDParents need to actively educate their children instead of leaving the school responsible for sex education and sex education.

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A famous social media account with a green check posted pictures of children violating the law – Screenshot: HQ

According to lawyer Bui Dinh Ung (Hanoi Bar Association), it is also illegal for the online community to share and post pictures of children online. Because, the information spread on the internet can make them stigmatized when they grow up.

According to lawyer Ung, what everyone needs to do right away is to encourage relatives and friends around to stop sharing, commenting, commenting, and spreading information about this child.

Disclosure of children’s information is not allowed to be fined 20-30 million VND

Article 31, Decree 130/2021 specifies the act of disclosing or disclosing one of the information without the consent of the parents, caregivers, guardians of the child and children aged from full. 7 years old and above will be fined from 20-30 million VND.

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TTO – Many families who advocate not giving their children early access to the Internet and social networks are forced to change their views and struggle with the issue of protecting their children in cyberspace during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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