Soledad is an Uruguayan sociologist focused on the intersections of digital technologies, education, and human rights. She works with the JAAKLAC initiative and on various projects in partnership with public and private institutions to bridge digital divides in access and digital education.
What can be done?
A healthier internet should include the international implementation of policies fostering formal digital education for all and promoting a critical and multidisciplinary understanding of both local and global implications of information and communication technologies at all levels. It is especially important to empower children by making meaningful efforts to include their diverse voices in discussions of digital policy-making.
Children’s right to protection and participation were overlooked in Uruguay’s data protection policy agenda.