This abstract examines the challenges and implications of children in conflict with cyber law. With the proliferation of technology and internet access, children are increasingly exposed to online platforms and digital communication channels. However, this expanded digital landscape also exposes them to potential risks and legal dilemmas. This abstract aims to shed light on the complexities faced by children in cyberspace and the importance of balancing their protection and accountability.
The prevalence of children's online activities and the rise in cyber-related offenses involving minors are discussed. Cyber law encompasses various areas such as online harassment, cyberbullying, identity theft, privacy invasion, and unauthorized access to computer systems. Understanding the intricate balance between protecting children's rights and ensuring their accountability is crucial.
Children in cyberspace face unique vulnerabilities due to limited digital literacy, lack of awareness regarding legal consequences, and susceptibility to online manipulation and exploitation. Parents, educators, and policymakers play vital roles in providing guidance, education, and safeguards to empower children to navigate the online world responsibly.
The abstract explores legal frameworks and initiatives designed to address children's involvement in cyber law violations. International conventions, national legislation, and regulatory efforts aim to protect children's rights online, foster digital citizenship, and enforce effective mechanisms. Cross-border jurisdiction and international cooperation are key challenges in effectively addressing cyber-related offenses involving minors.
Long-term impacts of children's encounters with cyber law are discussed. Restorative justice approaches focusing on rehabilitation, education, and promoting positive online behavior are highlighted. Creating a supportive environment that enables children to learn from their mistakes and become responsible digital citizens is essential.
In conclusion, this abstract raises awareness about the multifaceted issues surrounding children in conflict with cyber law. Comprehensive strategies encompassing legal, educational, and societal dimensions are necessary to safeguard children's well-being, rights, and future in the digital age.