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The Institution for Engineering and Technology (IET) has warned against gender stereotyping of toys ahead of Christmas amid concerns it could be discouraging girls from pursuing a career in engineering and technology....

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The Government of the Community of Valencia has launched a campaign against toys which encourage gender stereotypes called: “El joguet no té gènere”. It calls on parents and the industry to stop contributing to gender stereotypes associated with toys and intends to foster a change in mentality....

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Spain

Privacy groups in the EU and the US have launched a campaign and started filing complaints to relevant national authorities against internet-connected dolls, which they believe violate children’s privacy. The combined advocacy effort was triggered by a report of the Norwegian Consumer Council (NCC) that claims the toys collect, use and disclose children’s personal information....

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The Irish Data Protection Authority has opened a consultation to seek the views of interested parties on the statutory age of consent threshold (“age of digital consent”) to be applied in the case of information society services offered directly to children, as required by General Data Protection Regulation....

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Ireland

Today AEf is publishing a comprehensive literature review on digital marketing communications and children, prepared by Dr Barbie Clarke, of...

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Joseph Savirimuthu, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Liverpool, argues that the revised EU Gen

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LSE

Commercial broadcasters need greater incentives to invest in quality children’s programming as the influx of streaming services means...

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Ad News

Childhood obesity is a very serious health concern that needs addressing urgently given the social and economic costs involved. But...

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EurActiv

With Google processing 40,000 search queries a second — or 1.2 trillion a year — it's a safe bet that many of those doing the...

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USA Today