Global Child Protection

By Khadija Mbesa Children in every country, every culture, at every social and economic level are at risk of violence including physical and emotional abuse, sexual harm and exploitation, and neglect or deliberate deprivation. Every child has the right to feel safe, both at home and at school. Children living in households and communities impacted... Continue Reading →

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Age of sexual consent to remain at 18

By Ann Wambui Let us take a little test. Do you understand the term “consent”? Are you aware that saying yes or no is just not enough? Someone may consent to something with zero ideas of the consequences that follow. In March 2019, three judges of the High Court proposed to have the age of... Continue Reading →

Combating OCSE

By Constance Ndeleko Life is a long dream and we must dedicate ourselves towards understanding the importance of making a leap towards a goal, which is protecting our children. We have to be effective in the lives of our children as a society in order to guard and guide them through life. Online Child Sexual... Continue Reading →

Shida kuu zinazowakabili watoto nchini Kenya

By Khadija Mbesa Licha ya kuridhia Mkataba wa Kimataifa wa Haki za Mtoto, Kenya bado haijatimiza kutekeleza kwao kwa ukamilifu. Umasikini, ukame, kuongezeka kwa idadi ya watu, mizozo ya ndani, utulivu wa kisiasa na shida inayokua ya wakimbizi ni miongoni mwa mambo mengi ambayo yamepunguza na kuzuia matumizi ya kanuni zote za CRC nchini. baadhi ya shida kuu... Continue Reading →

Violence in the lives of children.

By Constance Ndeleko Violence in the lives of children. According to data from 30 countries, nearly half of children aged 12 to 23 months are subjected to corporal punishment at home and a similar proportion are exposed to verbal abuse. Violence is both common and widespread – and no society is without some level of... Continue Reading →

Protecting Children against Violence

By Khadija Mbesa Violence threatens not only children’s survival and health but also their emotional well-being and future prospects. Violence against children at home is commonplace across the region, with around half of all children in East and Central European and Central Asian countries experiencing violent discipline. Surveys have found that 53 percent of children... Continue Reading →

Court: Corporal punishment is Unconstitutional in SA

By Constance Ndeleko The way to solve a problem is not through Violence we can communicate better than corporal punishment. Reasonable punishment can be quiet abusive too. South Gauteng High Court declared that corporal punishment at home is unconstitutional on September 18th. The constitutional court ruled that the common law of reasonable and moderate parental chastisement of... Continue Reading →

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