Entries by Miana Carneiro

Somos Tod@s Digitais: We are all Digital


Somos Todos Digitais: We are all Digital is a support line dedicated to the digitally excluded population and to the elderly people. Through this Portuguese platform anyone can be assisted by one of the 30 recruited volunteers. At the same time, short tutorials that explain how to use apps that are often used to maintain […]

States must step up protection of children against sexual exploitation and abuse in times of the COVID-19 confinement, says Council of Europe’s Lanzarote committee


“As more and more countries are locked down, it is a tragic fact that many children, notably children in a vulnerable situation because of a mental or physical disability or a situation of dependence, are trapped with their offenders, be it at home, in out-of-home care, in makeshift refugee camps or facilities where they are […]

Que desafios e que respostas à inclusão digital dos grupos mais vulneráveis estão a emergir no contexto do COVID19?


O contexto de pandemia do COVID19 veio trazer novas exigências para todos, mas aqueles que já se encontravam numa situação de vulnerabilidade carecem de mais atenção. Os idosos ficaram ainda mais isolados, as crianças e jovens em risco ainda mais suscetíveis e sem uma rede de apoio importante que era a escola, o número de […]