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"MICA ORTEGA"

Law 27590

National Prevention and Awareness Program of the Grooming or Cyberbullying against Girls, Children and Adolescents.

The Senate and Chamber of Deputies of the Argentine Nation, meeting in Congress, etc.

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"MICA ORTEGA" law

NATIONAL PROGRAM FOR PREVENTION AND AWARENESS OF GROOMING OR CYBERBULLYING AGAINST GIRLS, BOYS AND ADOLESCENTS

Article 1-Create the National Program for the Prevention and Awareness of the Grooming or Cyberbullying against Girls, Children and Adolescents.

Article 2-The objective of the Program created in article 1 will be to prevent, raise awareness and raise awareness among the population about the problem of grooming or cyberbullying through the responsible use of Information and Information Technologies. Communication (ICTs) and the training of the educational community as a whole.

Article 3-For the purposes of this law, it is understood by grooming or cyberbullying to the action in which a person by means of electronic communications, telecommunications or any other technology of data transmission, contact a person Minor with the purpose of committing any crime against the sexual integrity of the same.

Article 4 °-These are the objectives of the National Program for the Prevention and Awareness of the Grooming or Cyberbullying of Girls, Children and Adolescents:

a) Generate awareness of the responsible use of Information and Communication Technologies.

b) Ensure the protection of the rights of girls, boys and adolescents in the face of grooming or cyberbullying.

c) Train the educational community at the initial, primary and secondary level of public and private management for the purposes of raising awareness of the problem of grooming or cyberbullying.

(d) Design and develop dissemination campaigns through the mass media for the purpose of meeting the objectives of this Programme.

e) Provide information about how to report crimes in justice.

Article 5-For the purposes of this Act, please ensure that the following information is available as a home screen for cell phones, smartphones, tablets, and other technological devices available to the Application Authority:

a) Hazards of overexposure in the networks of girls, boys and adolescents.

b) Information about the existence of cybercrimes, with special emphasis on those of a sexual nature that affect the integrity of girls, boys and adolescents.

c) To advise the rejection of pornographic messages.

d) To warn about the danger of publishing their own photos or friends in public places.

e) Recommend the use of private profiles on social networks.

f) Suggest not to accept on social networks persons who have not been physically seen and/or are not known.

g) To respect the rights of third parties and third parties by emphasizing that everyone has the right to privacy of data and images.

h) Advise the secure maintenance of the electronic device and the use of programs to protect the computer against malicious software.

i) To provide information on how to act in the face of a computer crime.

j) Report on the importance of retaining all evidence such as conversations, messages, screenshots, etc., in the event of a situation of harassment.

(k) Provide information on where such offences should be reported.

Article 6-Create a web page with information on grooming or cyberbullying and the responsible use of Information and Communication Technologies, aimed at the general population and the educational community in particular, with the aim of to obtain information, prevention and training material.

Article 7-The National Executive Branch shall determine the Application Authority of this Law, which may add content if it is deemed necessary.

Article 8-It shall be the functions of the Application Authority:

a) To conclude agreements with state and non-state agencies that promote the implementation of the Program.

b) Coordinate an interdisciplinary team composed of specialists in the field, who will develop action plans on prevention and awareness-raising.

c) Organize spaces for reflection and debate in educational establishments of public and private management and any other area that brings together girls, children and adolescents and their parents, mothers and/or guardians in order to train them through workshops, seminars and special classes aimed at raising awareness and awareness of the responsible use of Information and Communication Technologies, and prevention and care in the face of grooming or cyberbullying.

d) Promote and disseminate research related to the problem of grooming or cyberbullying.

(e) to scrutinise and verify compliance with the provisions of this law, providing for the application of the appropriate penalties in case of infringement.

Article 9º-Invite the provinces, municipalities and the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires to adhere to this law.

Article 10. This law shall be regulated within sixty (60) days of its publication in the Official Gazette.

Article 11.-Commune to the Executive Branch.

GIVEN IN THE SESSION HALL OF THE ARGENTINE CONGRESS, IN BUENOS AIRES, THE ELEVEN DAYS OF THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER OF THE YEAR TWO THOUSAND TWENTY.

REGISTERED UNDER NO 27590

CLAUDIA LEDESMA ABDALLAH DE ZAMORA-SERGIO MASSA-Marcelo Jorge Fuentes-Eduardo Cergnul

ê 16/12/2020 N ° 64306/20 v. 16/12/2020