This workshop invites participation from individuals with experience and/or interest in (1) sustainable education methods that focus on the digital culture change amongst youth within vulnerable populations, (2) the benefits of leveraging a peer-to-peer model for youth engagement, online collaboration, and awareness and (3) establishing strategic partnerships with other organizations to identify key indicators that lead to exploitation. Presenters will provide an overview of Protect Us Kids Foundation’s use of non-formal education programs to reach “unconnected youth”, within rural, underserved and marginalized communities globally, and how they are at high risk of sexual exploitation online. Additional highlights will address how PUK is affecting global change on an individual and governmental level, through education, outreach, training, strategic partnerships and research, on the behavioral and societal factors that make youth susceptible to cyber-related crimes. This workshop will only be recorded and available On-Demand from August 9, 2021 until December 17, 2021.
Identify vulnerable youth populations that are susceptible to Online Child Sexual Exploitation (OCSE).
Understand and apply the Protect Us Kids Foundation (PUK) awareness methodology and approach that can be leveraged within communities globally.
Identify organizations that can apply the pillars of Protect Us Kids Foundation.