The Unsung Heroes of Fight to End Violence Against Women and Children Hero Number 2: Duncan Ondimu, Senior Prosecutor.

By Carol Mtai Sometimes there is only time for quick congratulations and then the warrior is off to fight another battle. The number of hours they put into the case will not be apparent on the face of the report that eventually comes out, you will hear nothing of the police officers that investigated the …

The Voice of a Child is Worth the Power

By Kevin Anyonge Wajir County found in the Northern Part of Kenya has made strides since the inception of devolution of government.it can now boost about service delivery to its people. The county has a population estimation of 661,941 people and it covers an area of 55,840.6 km². An area associated with pastoralist’s community who …

Protection of Our Children Our Priority

By Kevin Anyonge The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights Report that a number of children have been harmed, teargassed, injured and killed this year. This is against the UN Security Council who urged more protection for children in conflicts, meeting this year on 31st October 2017 in New York attended by UN secretary general António …

It is the Right thing to do- Safaricom’s Child Rights Responsive Culture

By Noah Sanganyi, HSC Introduction The mandate of Department of Children Services (DCS) is to safeguard and protect the rights and welfare of all children in Kenya through implementation of relevant policies, coordination, supervision and delivery of services(Children’s Act 2001).Among other CP activities is to design a comprehensive Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS) to …

Quality Child Data for Kenya

By Noah Sanganyi, HSC Introduction The mandate of Department of Children Services (DCS) is to safeguard and protect the rights and welfare of all children in Kenya through implementation of relevant policies, coordination, supervision and delivery of services(Children’s Act 2001).Among other CP activities is to design a comprehensive Child Protection Information Management System (CPIMS) to …

Data System to End Violence Against Children

By Kevin Anyonge The Kenya government has launched the Child Protection Management system. The web based data system which was developed by the department of children services of Kenya (DCS) with an aim to collect, aggregate and report on child protection data. In  a country where it is estimated that 54.4% of Kenya’s population is …

Kenya Performs better in Kids Rights Index

  By Kevin Anyonge Child rights are more vital in the current millennial and child protection from violence, discrimination and other forms of harm is a mandate to a country to ensure this rights are well advocated for. The Kenya constitution guarantees the rights of the child under Article 53 of Bill of Rights including …

CHILDREN SECTOR: CSO MEDIA BRIEFING

This, as the title suggests, was an event held for the media briefing on various matters affecting children in Kenya. Among the key issues addressed by the panel was the effect of the long drought that engulfed the country on children. The End of Childhood report launched by the government on the first of June …