What will it take to End Child Marriage?

By Khadija Mbesa Kenya has been among the countries in Africa where child marriage is common, this is driven mostly by culture, poverty, lack of education and FGM. 23% of Kenyan girls are married before they are 18 years old and 4% married at the age of 15. First thing first, cultural differences, if only... Continue Reading →

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Her story matters. Her life matters.

By Ann Wambui All genders are equal regardless of how society has portrayed girls to be inferior. And as they always say, “what a man can do, a woman can do better”. I am not just saying this to brag but because it is a true reflection of what women nowadays are doing thanks to... Continue Reading →

Taking Power Back in our Hands

By Constance Ndeleko I tell my story so that you will be empowered to make change, but always remember it is my story to tell. The Kenya Society of Care Leavers launched guidelines on how to engage care leavers in care reform processes following existing gaps especially when it comes to how their stories are... 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 →

TSC kusikiliza kesi za kinidhamu dhidi ya walimu

By :Khadija Mbesa Idadi kubwa ya kesi, zinahusiana na walimu kufanya ngono na wanafunzi wao. Kwa ufupi; Tume ilipokea kesi elfu moja(1000) za ujasusi kati ya walimu mwaka huu. Kwa wastani kesi nyingi zimedhamiriwa kati ya miezi miwili hadi mitatu baada ya kushughulikia madaraka katika kushughulikia kesi hiyo. Tume ya Huduma ya walimu TSC inawapeleka... Continue Reading →

why it is important to educate refugee children,

By Constance Ndeleko “Children are the most vulnerable category, they are the future. Education is important and if they don’t get it now, we risk a lost generation. If host countries don’t help them, children will be left to the street. We should change the narrative. Those children, if educated well and put on the... Continue Reading →

Child and Youth Psycho-social Forum, Namibia

By Yande Banda, It is rightly said that rather than speaking or standing for children; adults, leaders, politicians, and officials must stand with children, letting them speak for themselves and this statement in its depth describes what happened at the REPSSI Child and Youth Psycho-social Forum held between the 27th -31st  of August 2019 in... Continue Reading →

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