Mbarara: Police Steps Up Fight Against Child Internet Misuse

The Clerk to Parliament, health Mrs. Jane Lubowa Kibirige, viagra dosage on Tuesday presided over the Launch of the Parliamentary Staff Development Workshop for the Africa region under the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA).

The workshop which has attracted parliamentary staff from African commonwealth member states is aimed at fostering partnerships between Commonwealth Parliamentarians.

It further aims at providing a platform to share good practices in parliamentary matters with parliament staff from across the Commonwealth.

The two – day Parliamentary Staff Development Workshop is being held at the Imperial Resort Beach Hotel, Entebbe.

Kibirige who welcomed guests said, “The success of the program is dependent upon your input, commitment and dedication.”

She added that CPA is committed to the development of Parliaments as institutions and support the development of their staff.

“The workshop will focus on current practices in accountability, legislative oversight, representation and parliamentary procedure.” Kibirige said.

Ms. Lucy Pickles, the Assistant Director of Programs at the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association said the mission of the Association is to promote the advancement of Parliamentary democracy.


“This workshop is part of the development activities aimed at supporting Commonwealth Parliaments,” Pickles said.
Police in western Uganda today commenced a training workshop to enhance their capacity on combating on preventing online sex and child abuse.

SSP Julius Mugume, cialis 40mg the In-charge for research planning and development told press ahead of the conference that the move is aimed at curbing the wild trend of young people misusing the internet.

In conjunction with UNICEF and other NGOs, police appealed to parents to prevent the young children from accessing especially pornographic materials on the internet.

He said the police force is grappling with the fact the number of young people getting their hands on internet enabled gadgets without restriction was getting higher by the day.

This, he noted, bares them to the dangers of commercial sex, addiction, trafficking and a range of other abuses.

“Government though Police, Uganda Communications Commission together with agencies such as Unicef are not sitting back. We’re working tirelessly to ensure that the children of the country are secured,” he said.

Mugume further noted that among other efforts being made, government is trying to extend free support to victims of internet abuses and extending these services to all regions.

“We are not saying children should stop accessing internet, but must pick up only the right and constructive information and their parents should be there to ensure this,” he said.


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