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Theme 17th: #WWSF 19 Days Campaign..


Theme 17 of the WWSF 19Days Campaign Theme is about the Dangers of ICTs.

ICT: Information and communication technology refers to the use & transmission of information. ICT encompasses computers, the internet, mobile phones, television, radio, satellite systems, etc.

#FACTS:
•There has been a significant increase in the solicitation of children for sexual purposes through the Internet. 60% adolescents have received messages from strangers, ..

•Chat rooms have become one of the main means of luring minors into participating in pornographic films, having sexual relations and even abduction (idem)

Televisions, Movies & Advertising
• It is estimated that only 10% of children's television viewing time is spent watching children's television, the other 90% is spent watching programs designed for adults.

•By the time a child is 18 years old, he or she will view (with average viewing time) 200,000 acts of violence, including 40,000 murders on television.

Video Games
•High levels of violent game exposure have been linked to delinquency, fighting at school and during free time, and violent criminal behaviour

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She was only 7+years old.

She was only 7+years old.
She fell ill 2weeks ago.
Maybe, for lack of hospital in the community.
Maybe, for lack of adequate knowledge.
The parent resolved into spiritual intervention.
It must be a spiritual attack.
Mary couldn't move again.
Yesterday, Mary died in the church.
Where her parent had taken her to.
Today, I crrrriiieeed. Still tear-dropping.
I weep because we just lost a friend .
one of our coolest friends.
I weep for what ignorance could bring.

Last three years, we had a similar case where one of our girls was also 'abandoned' in the church for spiritual healing. She had her legs swollen as a result of the illness. It was a mild fracture, mama assured us. Everything would be fine. Haaa! Fracture? But this is not an hospital. Swiftly, with friends help, we got them moved to a hospital where it was diagnosed that our little friend had kidney problem. She spent more than 4months in the hospital! Today she is alive and in JSS 1.

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