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Maneka proposes int alliance for eliminating child abuse material from dark web

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

held a meeting with various stakeholders today and proposed establishment of a global alliance for identifying and eliminating material from the "dark internet", an said.

She discussed the various ways for making cyber space safe for children with the representatives of the UNICEF, and Family Online Safety Institute NGO, the ministry said.

Through the UN, the ministry wants to collaborate on an international platform to curb which occupies 38 per cent of the internet space, he said.

The said there are 18 countries which have the servers that distribute materials and there is a need to launch a crackdown on it.

"Based on the idea that what one can't see, one won't want, Gandhi said the aim of the ministry is to launch a crackdown on the dark internet," the said.

She shared her view on the urgent need to establish a global alliance which can identify and eliminate Material (CSAM) from the Internet.

She also proposed that the ministry is prepared to work with all stakeholders for establishing this alliance.

The ministry has expressed interest in coming up with a series in collaboration with that aims to educate children on 'good touch bad touch'.

The ministry has also advised to generate more gender-sensitive and child-friendly content.

Gandhi in June held a round-table conference on cyber crimes against women and children where representatives from Twitter, Facebook, UNICEF, Ministry of Home Affairs, (MEITY) and were present, among others.

She had urged and to remove material from the internet.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 18:05 IST