Our work on children and child well-being helps countries design policies that ensure every child can have the best possible start in life. We monitor progress on child well-being outcomes and provide policy assistance and advice to make sure children have the opportunties they need for a bright future.


The OECD Recommendation on Children in the Digital Environment

The OECD Recommendation on Children in the Digital Environment, adopted in May 2021, aims to help countries to find a balance between protecting children from online risks, and promoting the opportunities and benefits that the digital world provides. The Recommendation sets out principles for promoting a safe and beneficial digital environment for children, recommendations on overarching policy frameworks, and highlights the importance of international co-operation.

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Explore the OECD Child Well-being Data Portal
Our Child Well-being Data Portal brings together data on child well-being and the settings in which children grow up.


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