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Internet Safety and Security Minister Baroness Shields said: “The Internet is a tremendous resource for learning and creativity but it is important to make sure that children are able to make the most of all it has to offer in a safe way.Keeping children safe online is one of government’s greatest priorities.
• Under new proposals, companies profiting from online pornography will have a legal obligation to ensure those accessing material are over 18.
While international online dating apps like Tinder, Bumble and Happn have extended their services to the LGBTQAI community in India, queer-specific portals, like the Chinese app — Blued and homegrown app Delta, have also made their foray in the domestic market.
In a recent survey conducted by Tinder, in collaboration with Savanta Group Limited, 73% respondents said that online dating apps have helped normalise their sexual orientation, ‘come out’ offline and explore romantic relationships.
Our objective is clear – we want to protect children from distressing or unrealistic images of sex and from content that can harm them.
“As Minister for Preventing Abuse, Exploitation and Crime, I work closely with victims and survivors of sexual abuse, and every young person that I have spoken to who has experienced abuse themselves has told me that action needs to be taken to restrict access to pornography by children.