Online Hate Crime

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One of the most distasteful aspects of the internet is that it gives a voice to individuals or groups spreading hate speech. There is, unfortunately, no sign of this issue abating in the near future - so it's important that children and young people are educated on the subject and have built up a degree of resilience to malicious online opinions. Our short explainer video will quickly give you the essentials.

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What is online hate?

Online hate is any form of communication that takes place online with the purpose of hurting someone else based on an aspect of their identity.

It can include discriminating against someone based on their race, religion, disability, gender, and sexual orientation.

For more information on the associated risks and online safety tips for parents and carers, watch our explainer video, available to those with a National Online Safety membership.