The UN Makes Strides on Children’s Digital Rights

By Digital Freedom Fund, 9th December 2021

Illustration of children playing on digital devices in front of a laptop

The landmark guidelines set out in detail how to protect and promote children’s rights to, among others, privacy, education, freedom of expression and non-discrimination in digital contexts

Non-discrimination is central to the general comment, with the possibilities for biases as a result of automation and unfair data collection acknowledged as real and potential hazards

As part of our The Year in Digital Rights series, DFF counted down to Human Rights Day 2021 with ten of the year’s biggest digital rights stories. Read the full series here.

Artwork by Cynthia Alonso