Cultural And Cultural Issues Related To The Determination Of The Population Of Children

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There are cultural and geographical differences, both in relation to constructs of childhood and the perception of what are appropriate or acceptable practices. When it comes to content, and more specifically inappropriate content, a population of children is not homogenous. Each child is different, the difference is different ages, education, language, culture, religion, maturity, experiences, interests, etc. and also individual children change rapidly as they mature and develop. The determination of what content is appropriate for an individual child is best left as the responsibility of the parents, guardians and educators who know the child.
The proliferation of new technologies, the inevitable lag in developing policies surrounding them, plus the diversity of cultures and levels of development highlights the complexity of finding solutions. On the positive side, it is equally important to develop and publicise culturally, linguistically, age relevant content to make it attractive and readily accessible. So, to overcome or address these gaps, we are of the opinion is as below.
First, approaches to controlling access to undesirable content. Many countries around the world have …show more content…

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