Digitally Enhanced Child Protection: How New Technology Can Prevent Violence Against Children in the Global South

Helen Moestue and Robert Muggah - Igarapé Institute

This Strategic Paper, from the Igarapé Institute, reviews emerging capabilities of information and communication technologies (ICTs) to prevent violence against children in the Global South. The paper features case studies from Benin, Brazil, Kenya, Uganda and other countries and presents key findings from the review of emerging technological trends, typologies, and threats around the world, including findings on the use of technology in family tracing related to children separated from their families during emergencies.