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Survey on Children’s Use of Social Media in Lesotho

2 Feb, 2018
With objective to inform development of programs to respond challenges around the use of social media amongst children in Lesotho, the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA Lesotho) is conducting a survey on the use of social media among children in Lesotho. The project supported by UNICEF has covered the districts of Maseru, Mafeteng and […]

With objective to inform development of programs to respond challenges around the use of social media amongst children in Lesotho, the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA Lesotho) is conducting a survey on the use of social media among children in Lesotho.

The project supported by UNICEF has covered the districts of Maseru, Mafeteng and Leribe with the exercise carried out by MISA Lesotho members of the Children in the Media Project who are children between 13-17 years drown from schools around Maseru. The survey started on Friday 26th January, 2018 and ends 02nd February, 2018.

The project is supported by UNICEF as continuous commemoration of World Children’s Day celebrated on the 20th November every year. The survey is set to find out behaviour on the use of social media is relation to their studies and other responsibilities children in the life. Other issues covered by the study are designed to find out level of awareness on cyber bullying.

The survey is part of line-dup activities including production of radio programmes and writing up of articles on news papers produced by children themselves deciding topics relating to children situation in Lesotho

The project will end in March, 2018.

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The Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) was founded in 1996. Its work focuses on promoting, and advocating for, the unhindered enjoyment of freedom of expression, access to information and a free, independent, diverse and pluralistic media.

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