Podcast #10 Children's Protection On-/Offline*

Larissa Zappe Oct. 28, 2021

In this episode, Phillip and Charity together with Andrew Gole from Encrypt Uganda talk about current developments and possible risks for children's safety online. Together, they want to find out: how can the Internet be made safe for children?

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With nationwide total shutdowns and closure of schools during the Covid-19 pandemic, Internet access and usage by Ugandan children or minors has become a new norm. More and more children now need to be online to access learning resources, do homework, attend classes, network online with peers and participate in online gaming. With the increased popularity of social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Tiktok, the number of young people connecting to the internet is massive.

*This episode has been recorded under special circumstances during the 42 days of lockdown in 2021.