Awareness can make us numb after the initial reaction. In the same way our body adjusts to tolerate new, even freezing temperatures, our souls adjust to protect us from situations that seem unbearable.
Right now there are potentially hundreds of millions of youth interested in Uganda and hungry for guidance. Experts must positively engage this expanding global dialogue and to teach the conversation upwards.
As an Internet safety advocate, I've been saying for years that one of the most important skills that young people need is the ability to think critically about what they see online. There is often more than one side to a story.