Children’s views on back to school in June

By Ann Wambui Students in Kenya have been home for two months since coronavirus became a threat to human existence and as a precaution, President Uhuru Kenyatta announced closure of all schools as a way to control the spread of the virus and to keep children safe. This happened in the first term of the... Continue Reading →

KNBS Economic Survey: Child Protection

By Constance Ndeleko The Kenya National Bureau of Statics Economic Survey (KNBS) of 2020, highlights child protection cases projecting data from the year 2017-2019. This particular information shades light on progress, shortcomings and how we can improve our approach towards protecting children in Kenya. With notable changes on our economic structure in the world it... Continue Reading →

COVID-19: Parents-Homeschooling

  By Constance Ndeleko   Due to school closure parents have been having a toll on how to deal with home-schooling for their children. Sometimes it can be tough where you have to work and at the same time care for children whom we all know can’t stay still for more than a couple of... Continue Reading →

COVID-19: What Next for School Calendar?

By Constance Ndeleko What will happen if schools don’t open by April or August? Does it mean that children will not be able to take their half-term? Will there be an adjustment to the calendar? If this extends to September God forbid, will the National examinations be rescheduled? Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has instructed... Continue Reading →

COVID-19: 11 Children in Uganda test Positive

By Constance Ndeleko In a statement released by Hon. President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda states that at least 11 children of Watoto Church Choir have tested positive for COVID-19 after their travel to the United Kingdom where they had gone to perform. The 11 children have now been placed under quarantine in Entebbe. They were... Continue Reading →

COVID-19 Curfew: Police Brutality; Missing Child

By Constance Ndeleko Police brutality on commuters marks the first night curfew; Children caught in between. What is a curfew? It is a regulation requiring people to remain indoors between specified hours, typically at night especially during a war or a period of political trouble. In this sense it refers to a directive given by... Continue Reading →

COVID-19: Child Protection Insistence

By Constance Ndeleko How well are we relaying child friendly information on COVID-19 The Kenya Alliance for Advancement of Children (KAACR) applauds the governments’ initiative on its directives towards protecting its citizens from COVID-19 that has sent shock-waves across the globe. Children are the most vulnerable group and hardest hit by pandemics and it is... Continue Reading →

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