Who is to blame for the Rise in Teenage Pregnancies during 2018 National Examinations?

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 →

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Once Upon A Child

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 →

Inequality among national candidates

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 →

Prioritizing nurturing care for children

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 →

Safe Space for the Girl Child

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 →

THIS IS OUR DAY, THE 11th of October

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 →

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