The internet and social media are full of facts and opinions. Most are balanced and informative but others can be misleading or even harmful to share with our friends and families. Worse still, false information can often be about important things that impact whole communities, like health or the environment.
Useful things for young people aged 14 and over
This teaching resource lesson plan is designed to help teachers and facilitators educate young people about pornography, specifically online.
The lesson is broken down into three main sections, which can be taught together or separately; The history of porn, The legalities and Myth busters.
What happened in a Rockville, Maryland, high school this January was a scene all too familiar for police officers across the US. An altercation between two boys ended with a shot ringing out, and a 15-year-old left bleeding on a bathroom floor.
What witnesses to the crime did next, however, shocked even Betsy Brantner Smith, a nearly three-decade law enforcement veteran and spokesperson for the National Police Association.
"The students started tweeting about it," she said. "That's just, unfortunately, the era we live in."
In a year that continued to test many, the world searched “how to heal” more than ever. Whether they’re taking care of mental health, honoring a loved one, or reuniting with family, people are finding ways to come back stronger than before.
A Charity to help young people aged 12-25 navigate the issues affecting them the most; from mental health and bullying to identity and relationships.
Every day girls are contacted online by adults who try to manipulate or groom and sexually exploit them. Girls, just like you and your friends.
Tell someone you trust.