More Ugandan Children facing Online Sexual Abuse

There has been a rise in the cases of children exposed to online sexual abuse as a result of increased access to affordable internet.

According to Emmanuel Mugabi CERT Analyst - Information Secuirty Directorate of the National Information Technology Authority -Uganda (NITA-U), online sexual abuse of children is usually done by paedophiles - adults who are sexually attracted to young children.

He says they befriend the children online for example on sociall media platforms and interest them in sexual - related content.