By Ann Wambui When we talk about teenage pregnancies in Kenya you may think, “it’s never that serious,” but once the news headlines are bold with titles like “20 candidates give birth…” it becomes alarming. Seeing this makes me so mad at the perpetrators who engage minors in sex but also I am worried about... Continue Reading →
By Anne Jepchirchir Sexual abuse involving children is a stark reality in Kenya and is on the rise each passing day.There is this misinterpretation about sexual abuse that it is a rare happening perpetrated against girls by male strangers in informal settlements. But to the contrary, it is a common occurrence that results in harming... Continue Reading →
By Ann Wambui Equality is defined as the state of being equal, especially in status, rights, or opportunities (Wikipedia). Policies in Kenya advocate for equality in all sectors but truthfully, that is not practical. I talk about equality because I feel there is a lot of inequality with planning in the country. I feel like... Continue Reading →
Constance Ndeleko On the grand opening of the First AfECN International conference on Early Childhood Development on Tuesday we converged at the Safari Park where we shared and exchanged knowledge on different aspects of how we can better the ECD sector for children to reach their full potential in a holistic manner. Investing in early... Continue Reading →
Girls are more determined to take their education to higher levels, even though the odds seem to be against them...
Constance Ndeleko What they need is a safe space and there’s need for equal opportunity for both girls and boys in the society. We cannot assumes that they don’t know of the changes but we should let them learn from us... Continue Reading →
Constance Ndeleko International Day of the Girl was declared by United Nation General Assembly on 19th December 2011, to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. The day aims to highlight and address the needs and challenges girl’s face, while promoting girls' empowerment and the fulfillment of their human rights.... Continue Reading →
Constance Ndeleko Online Child Sexual Exploitation is the a form of child abuse that takes place through the use of internet that involves mobile phones, computers and a child can either log in at cyber café or use gadgets that they own or given by friends. There are different forms of Child Exploitation such as... Continue Reading →