Diva Clubs: Our Silence Will Not Save Our Girls

By Peter Midwa A lot of girls in Kenya are being recruited into Diva Clubs especially around the time they’re in high school. Diva Clubs are known to expose these girls to sexual exploitation online. The girl is exposed step by step in what is known as grooming. Grooming is the practice of ‘solicitation of... Continue Reading →

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A Tourism Approach, In the Best Interest of the child

  By Kevin Anyonge The right to education has been globally acknowledged as an overarching right. Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights decrees education as an inalienable human right (UN, 1948) upon which depends the realization of other rights. This has been reiterated in several other international, regional and national laws and... Continue Reading →

#IfikieWazazi Really?

I checked my phone after a long day launching a report on online child abuse in Kenya, I had lots of notification majority being check the #IfikieWazazi. Opening the hashtag, I was first shocked by the kind of images, but decided let me first understand the genesis. Apparently, it was a group of photographers wanting... Continue Reading →

Streets Don’t Give Birth

By Kevin Anyonge Every 12th April marks the International Day for street children, this day provides a platform for millions of street children around the world to speak out so that their rights cannot be ignored. The International Day for Street Children aims at addressing the plight of street children as a global human rights... Continue Reading →

ROSE THE SHINING VICTOR

By Annelyn Barbara Rose Chebet is a teenage girl from Toro farm in Trans-Nzoia County. She comes from a family-of-five -three girls and two boys. What you do not know about her is that she managed to escape from being circumcised as the Kalenjin culture, which she hails from, demands. At the age of 13... Continue Reading →

The Dark Side of Kenya’s digital transformation for Children – Online Sexual Exploitation in Kenya.

Terre des Hommes Netherlands unearths existence of Online Child Sexual Exploitation in Kenya - rapid developments in internet and technology coupled with cheap smartphones and tablets accelerating spread. Terre des Hommes Netherlands, a Dutch child rights organisation who operate in Kenya and the East African region will next week on Thursday at the Laico Regency... Continue Reading →

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