Refugee women/Girls face greater violence risk during crisis: UNHCR

By Constance Ndeleko Girls and women around the world are facing intensified risk of gender disparity. They at the expose of Gender-Based-Violence during this Corona-virus crisis that has hit global levels. As new cases of Corona Virus updates are trickling in each day it is our responsibility to protect ourselves as we help protect others.... Continue Reading →

Protect girls, not marry them off

By Ann Wambui Have you ever had a scary moment in your life when you felt so violated by someone? Groped by someone and felt so disrespected? I know that in some cases it has been worse and there could be no words to explain that particular moment. Why are we talking about this you... Continue Reading →

usajili wa wanafunzi, shule ya upili

By Khadija Mbesa Huku muongo ukianza nao wanafunzi waliomaliza shule ya msingi mwaka uliopita wanatarajiwa kuanza kidato cha kwanza leo hii. Wazazi wamejikita ipasavyo, ili kufanya juu chini wana wao waweze kusajiliwa katika mashule mbali mbali. Lakini linalohuzunisha mno ni kuwa, kuna baadhi ya waliomaliza shule ya msingi mwaka jana hawajaweza kupata nafasi ya kusajiliwa... Continue Reading →

My Voice, the Africa We Want

BY Constance Ndeleko 34th Ordinary Session of the ACERWC Africa is the only continent with a region-specific child rights instrument. The African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACRWC) is an important tool for advancing children’s rights. While building on the same basic principles as the UN Convention on the Rights of... Continue Reading →

The African we want, Africa that is fit for its Children

BY Constance Ndeleko 34TH Ordinary Session in Cairo, Egypt The ACERWC holds Ordinary Session twice a year: March or April and November. Ordinary Session is the venue where States parties’ reports, CSOs complementary reports, communications, request for investigation and other requests submitted before the Committee are being examined. The Conference is held to enable discussion... Continue Reading →

Kulinda watoto wa kike na wanawake dhidi ya unyanyasaji

By Khadija Mbesa Usalama, heshima na usawa unafaa kutunukiwa kwa kila mtoto wa kike, “nimekuwa nikiwa na hofu na uwoga tangu nibakwe. Kila nikisikia sauti kubwa, kama sahani ikianguka, inahofisha moyo wangu. Ninaogopa kila wakati” - Laini, umri wa miaka 14, kutoka DR Congo Ukatili dhidi ya wanawake na wasichana umeenea sana ulimwenguni. Inavuka hadi... Continue Reading →

Tanzania girls married at 15

By Ann Wambui Every child has a dream. A beautiful dream where there is laughter and joy as children are surrounded with each other playing in the grounds, building Lego blocks, reading together in class, watching nice creative videos on YouTube, being shown love and support by the parents, sleeping soundly and warm in a... Continue Reading →

Ndoa za Mapema, Pwani

By Khadija Mbesa Jamii inatakiwa kujizatiti katika kukabiliana na swala la mimba na ndoa za mapema katika eneo la Pwani, kwani pwani ni moja wapo ya waathiriwa wakuu wa ndoa za mapema na vile vile mimba za mapema. Huenda ukapata msichana wa miaka 16 au 17 tayari ameolewa na akona mtoto ama hata watoto, sana... Continue Reading →

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