Building Cyber Resilience Through Digital Literacy 2022-23
Responsible Netism partnered with the Dosti House to run various educational programs across the states of Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh under the series titled, “Building Cyber Resilience through Digital Literacy”. the various topics included were - “Misinformation Vs Disinformation”, "Digital Data Protection - Need of the Hour" and “Building Cyber Safety Ambassadors”
Cyber Sakhi 2020-22
With most young girls and women being vulnerable to cyber-crimes due to lack of awareness, it is essential to empower them with techniques to protect themselves from internet abuse or threats. Education on prevention of online distress is the key to ensuring young girls and women leading responsible and safe virtual lives. The programme Cyber Sakhi in collaboration with BOB Financials highlighted the types of cyber crimes against women, legal implications of cyber crimes, psychological impacts of irresponsible behavior, tech tips to secure devices and most importantly understanding reporting mechanisms of cyber-crimes to report any form of objectionable content and abuse online.
Building Digital Guardians 2020-22
The programme Building Digital Guardians in collaboration with BOB Financials was a unique 60 minute virtual workshop for every parent, interested in safe guarding their child online by equipping them as proactive Digital Guardians. The workshop highlighted natures of cyber-crimes committed by and on children, screen time regulations, understanding apps, social media, online gaming related safety and security tools and measures so as to build safety nets for children most importantly, reporting mechanisms of online distress.
Cyber Smart Schools Mumbai 2020-21 and
Cyber Smart Schools Outreach Programme 2021-22
The Cyber Smart Schools programme in collaboration with WNS Cares Foundation aimed at making the ecosystems of educational institutions safe online, through intensive training and intervention. The programme highlighted the significance of cyber wellness and its impacts on children and youth, through constructive usage of technology, preventing internet addiction and misuse; thereby protecting them from cyber-crimes. Through this interactive awareness programme, the facilitators of Responsible Netism provided technical tips to secure gadgets, sensitized the participants about social media apps, gadget addiction, gaming, gambling and age inappropriate content; highlighting psychological impacts and legal implications of irresponsible online behavior. This programme proved to be instrumental in addressing issues related to cyber threats faced by children and enabled adults to evolve strategies towards resolving those issues.
Cyber Alert Schools 2018-19
Responsible Netism, under the joint aegis of HDFC Bank Parivartan, Ministry of Education, Government of Maharashtra, further supported by the Deputy Director of Education, Mumbai and Post Graduate Department of Psychology of SNDT Women’s University, Churchgate, undertook an ambitious project called “Cyber Alert Schools” for students of grades VI to IX in the H ward State Board schools. The programme was designed to ensure that rather than holding back children or having them risk their safety and privacy online, these workshops would teach them to be responsible, safe and practical in the online world.
Being Responsible Netizens 2016-17
Responsible Netism in conjunction with the Thane and Mumbai Cyber cells, sensitized children, youth and parents within the sphere of educational institutions since academia played a crucial role in impacting and developing children and youth. We conducted customized 'One-time One-hour' child-friendly interactive sessions titled “Being Responsible Netizens” for students of STD V onwards and for parents. The sessions focused on highlighting psychological impacts and legal implications of irresponsible online behavior and provided technical tips to secure gadgets to enable constructive use of technology, to promote online safety and cyber wellness.
Responsible Netism Week 2014
This week-long celebration of a series of programmes was in collaboration with Mumbai Police, EMDI Institute of Media & Communication (Thane), Maharashtra Times, Ruia College and Vandrewala Foundation. Topics covered were - Cyber Law Unplugged, Building Trust in Technology and Responsible Citizens, Responsible Netizens
Cyber Safe Thane 2014 - Workshop for NSS Students
The Cyber Safe Thane workshop organised by Team Responsible Netism in collaboration with Maharashtra Police (Thane Police & Cyber Cell) and NSS Thane City of Colleges. The workshop was attended by 250 students from 11 colleges in Thane city. These volunteers sensitized 25,000 citizens in Thane city about cyber safety and responsible online behavior. This programme proved to be instrumental in addressing issues related to cyber threats faced by students and enabled young adults to evolve strategies towards resolving those issues.
Cyber Safety Awareness Campaign 2012
Official launch of Responsible Netism’s programme Cyber Safety Awareness - “Cyber space - Safe to Use, Unsafe to Misuse”, a joint initiative of Thane Police, NASSCOM and DSCI
National Cyber Psychology Conference