Alarm raised over growing cyber bullying

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Over 40 percent of Kenyans are of the opinion that taking,sharing of pictures and videos of someone being physically or sexually abused without their consent  is a form of cyber bullying.

This is accordance to a report released today by the Africa Alliance Of YMCA on a survey conducted in Kenya and Zambia.

Speaking at the release of the report representative of the Africa Alliance of YMCA Purity Gathaka says that there has been a general acceptance that there is alot of bullying happening in social media with the sharing of pictures and videos of women facing violence and abuse.

Gathaka say this is happening following f a weak  links between law enforcers and the social media.

She says many people do not recognize the laws that exist on ICT hence are not aware of the harm they cause to the victims emotionally, says Purity Gathaka.

 

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