The internet is one of the most powerful tools in the world when it comes to education and communication. It is for this reason that it is easily accessible to all people and especially the youth. Many young people nowadays are spending a lot of time on their phones, laptops and tablets exposing themselves to all sorts of information some of which could be very harmful to them.
Emergence of social media has left a very big impact on the lives of young people, as they are trying to be who they are not. It is for this reason that cyber bulling has been one of the most notorious cybercrimes on the internet. Young people are dying of depression trying to be celebrities on social media, forgetting that we are beautifully and wonderfully made by God.
Peer influence and wanting to be seen as cool has made drug abuse a form of lifestyle to the youth.
Lack of gate keeping has caused tremendous effects on the youth…
Contributed by Wamuyu Kuira
KCA University Student
Director of Keeping A Girl In School Program