Drought and Children

By Liz Busisa Whenever I think of drought, a picture of a very dry and cracked ground with no signs of water sources or green vegetation whatsoever comes to mind. I think of a people who are emaciated because there hasn’t been a drop of rainfall for as long as they can remember. Drought creates …

AT WHAT COST? the cost of child marriage

By Liz Busisa Every day, more than 41,000 girls marry while they are still children, without having fully matured physically, emotionally, mentally and psychologically to become wives and mothers. Child marriage can be defined a union of persons who are below the age of 18 years; either one or both parties should be below the …

One in four girls (23%) is married in Kenya before 18 years, No Child Has Business Being A Wife

Child marriage is a fundamental violation of a girl’s rights and acts as deterrent on progress because it deprives society of the potential and innovation that girls contribute. Research suggests that girls married early are exposed to lifetime violence and are entrapped in the cycle of poverty. Child brides often live in isolation, dependent on …

Children Not A Tool For Online Violence

By Liz Amandla Violence is commonly defined as an abuse or act that negatively affects a person physically, psychologically, mentally, or emotionally. Violence against children has surprisingly escalated to online violence. Children are being subjected to abuse that affects them psychologically. The term online implies that the internet is involved. Therefore, online child violence occurs …

    Who is the Social Service Workforce?

      Have you ever asked yourself who is a social worker? What’s their role in the society? Social work-is a profession concerned with helping individuals, families, groups and collective well-being.it aims to help people develop their skills and their ability to use their ability to use their own resources and those of the …

Too Young to Work, Act Now To End Child Labour

  The United National General Assembly annual general debate which took place in New York, US from September 19th to 25th 2017, received two reports launched by the International Labour Organization (ILO) that cautioned that the world would not achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) The SDGs goal on ending child labour, the organization in …