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"When You Spot This, Call 116," Safaricom Advises Kenyans on What to Do Over These Crimes

Photo courtesy of Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa

Safaricom has raised an alarm to the Kenyan citizens over the existence of child violence in in the current social-economic system.

The mobile network operator has maintained that child violence can present in different mechanisms, citing physical, sexual, emotional, online abuse and female genital mutilation as some of such mechanisms

In an effort to curb the spread and practise of this henious act, Safaricom urged citizens to whistleblow scenarios that amount to child violence to the relevant authorities.

Safaricom articulated that we can reach out to child protection agencies by way of call, ie, 116 or by Whatsapping them via +254 722 116 116 for free.

"Key forms of violence against children in Kenya are physically, sexual, emotional, child online abuse and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). If you spot any of these, stop it by calling 116 or WhatsApp +254 722 116 116 for free.

One way we can make bright the future of our children is safeguarding their present and one criteria we can use to achieve that is stopping acts that amount to child violence.

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