The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights organised a workshop for the teachers of secondary schools in east Delhi on Friday to help them identify children addicted to internet. As per the DCPCR , “The workshop, held in collaboration with Flair NGO, was aimed at creating awareness, knowledge and skill building among teachers for safe usage of internet to ensure health and well being of school going children and adolescents.”
Various common issues which are faced by children and adolescents on the internet such as cyber bullying, cyber stalking, identity theft, profile hacking, online sexual abuse and exploitation were discussed in the workshop. In recent times, children are getting addicted to video games. There is a an addiction for such games because dopamine level increases in the brain and sense of satisfaction is experienced, the DCPCR said.