In May, Walta television aired a program that shows the number of kids who have been raped increase during Covid 19 lockdown. Child Sexual Abuse Reports Are On The Rise Amid Lockdown Orders.”As a result of looking at the information that we had from those sessions, it was clear that the abuse was escalating in both frequency and severity,.So a lot of the kids that were coming to the hotline were feeling pretty vulnerable and traumatized. And it was a direct result of COVID-19, because they were quarantined with their abuser. The abuser was now abusing them on a daily basis.” the program says. After that Mekdes Tsegaye started an online movement saying ‘Zem Alelem’meaning ‘I will not be silent about child sexual abuse, I will be a voice for them.