Kids today are growing up in a hyper connected world, yet they are often most vulnerable to experience harm online. Try as we may, research suggests that parents tend to underestimate children‘s experiences of harm online. This is especially true for kids...
From clothing labels to media groups, .kids domain name will be a top choice for popular brands. Fun, catchy and meaningful, .kids domains can be part of a simple and effective solution to raise life-long brand loyalty now.
Hello! DotAsia is excited to introduce .kids – the only child-centric TLD on the Internet with kids’ best interests at heart. We are proud to fully support the launch and operation of .kids for the global children’s rights and welfare community.
Today, young people everywhere spend a significant portion of their daily life on the Internet. UNICEF estimates at the global level that, “one child in three is an Internet user, and that one in three Internet users is a child under 18 years of age.” Increasingly, and accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, kids are growing up doing homework, learning, playing, socializing and making friends online.
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Hong Kong, April 12th, 2022 - DotKids Foundation, registry operator for the new “.kids” top-level-domain (TLD), is excited to announce that the .kids domain extension has been successfully delegated to the Internet's root zone and set to launch in 2022. This...
April 4th is a day that celebrates #kids! This Children's Day, we're especially excited to share our commemoration of the historical delegation of the ".kids" domain to the Internet's root system by @ICANN! This means the space dedicated for kids on the Internet is...
The Committee on the Rights of the Child organizes the Days of General Discussion (DGD) every year in Geneva, to develop a deeper understanding on certain content or implication of particular article of Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) with the participation and contribution of various NGOs. “Digital Media and Children’s Rights” is […]
During early September, it is so grateful to meet with some new friends working in the community who concerns child protection online issue, we have visited Terre des Hommes International Federation, INHOPE and insafe during the short trip in Europe, to share our mission of creating child friendly internet and know more about the good […]
The 9th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was held in Istanbul, Turkey on 2 to 5 September 2014. IGF is annually held, and run by the IGF Secretariat, with the purpose to support the United Nations Secretary-General in carrying out the mandate from the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) with regard to convening a […]
To support Safer Internet Day 2014, DotKids Foundation partnered with WebOrganic, ITRC of Hong Kong Council of Social Services (HKCSS) and DotAsia Organisation organizing “The Digital Inclusion Day” on 15 March 2014 in Hong Kong. A carnival targeting parents and children was held. Game booths and digital music performances by community partners and primary schools […]
For long, Child Protection Online is one of the most concern issues among the child-related stakeholders on cyberspace including governments, Industries, corporates and NGOs. Child Online Protection initiative (COP) Working Group of International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is coordinating with different mentioned stakeholders on creating the guidelines for protecting children online. In February 2014, we were […]
Our Child Right Partners, First Focus, based in United States, is a bipartisan advocacy organization dedicated to making children and families the priority in federal policy and budget decisions. First Focus leads a comprehensive advocacy strategy, with its hands-on experience with federal policymaking and a commitment to seeking policy solutions. The Kids-Friendly Internet Campaign was […]
To uphold the mission on creating Child-friendly Cyberspace, working group with children rights experts around the globe was formed for drafting the Child-Friendly Content Guideline and Best Practice. The Content guideline will lay a solid foundation and create a framework to guide the operation of any registry for this specific online space dedicated for children. […]
DotKids Foundation has co-organized the workshop “WS202: Child Protection vs. Child Rights: Are They in Conflict?” with ConnectSafely.org during the Internet Governance Forum 2013 in Bali, Indonesia. Guests from Children’s Charities’ Coalition on Internet Safety, European Schoolnet, Ministry of Communications of Egypt and ECPAT International were invited to sit in the panel to discuss the […]
In 2013 Fall, DotKids Foundation visited Brussels and Strasbourg for a few times to visit all members of the European Parliament (MEP) offices and discuss the DotKids initiatives. We have successfully got more than 230 signatories from the MEPs to support the establishment a kids-friendly internet of “.kids” protected by the principles of UNCRC. We […]
.Kids in the Early Years
Here is a collection of some key moments during DotKids Foundation’s early efforts.
Asia Pacific Financial Coalition Against Child Pornography Roundtable
DotKids Foundation Co-hosted Workshop
230 Signatories Garnered!
Garnered more than 230 signatories from the MEPs to support establishment of a kids-friendly Internet of ‘.KIDS’ protected by the principles of UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) … READ MORE
Organized Roundtable with Governments and Childrens Group Organizations
Organized roundtable with European Parliaments (MEPs) and guests from Child Online Protection initiative (COP) of International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Insafe Network, eNACSO, Children Lobbyist of Switzerland and Children Representatives from Diana Award Anti-Bullying Ambassadors Program … READ MORE
U.S. Campaign to Ratify the Convention on Children Rights
Meet with Child Rights Coalition Asia
Co-Organized 1st Children’s Forum at ICANN
Meeting with UN Committee on Rights of the Child and other European Children’s group Organizations
Meeting with UN Committee on the Rights of the Child in Geneva, Save the Children Switzerland, Children’s Parliament and Children’s Lobby in Bern, EuroChild, ChildNet and Business & Human Rights Resource Center in London to share our initiative of creating a kids-friendly internet. … READ MORE
Awareness Campaign with Kids’ Dream Organization @ ICANN 44