Peace for Kenyan Children

By Kevin Anyonge The European Union’s election observer mission has been in the country (Kenya) deliberating on way forward as the election approaches and how Kenya is prepared and how it will execute its election, it’s almost   a decade ago since thousands of people died and thousands others displaced during the post-election violence of 2007 …

The Promise of Education

By Jennifer Kaberi The NARC manifesto in 2002 that promised free primary education is one that has been a bench mark for many political manifestos. I agree that promise provided a solution to the increasing number of children unable to attend school because of lack of school related cost. The promise resulted to an over …

Child Violence

The 2017 Global Report is an initiative that makes a case for violence in childhood across the globe. The Report creates awareness of violence that occur in children as they grow as well as building preventive measures around this menace. It is a menace because violence of any kind inflicted on children deprives them of …

Africa: Make Girls’ Access to Education a Reality End Exclusion From School for Married, Pregnant Students

By Kevin Anyonge A new report on development assistance to end child violence is out, the report show that a small percentage of overseas development assistance channeled towards ending child violence. The overseas development assistance (ODA) to end violence against children has been reviewed, in the report dubbed Counting Pennies established that in the year …

ARSON IN SCHOOLS, AGAIN?

  By Liz Amandla There have been several arson cases in Kenyan schools since 2001. In March 2001, 67 students died as a result of arson in a school in Eastern Kenya. The fire was caused by a group of students who were enraged by the school’s administration. There were a total of 126 cases …

IS THIS THE END OF CHILDHOOD ?

By Kevin Anyonge Childhood can be defined as the state of being a child in simple English, but according to UNICEF Childhood is the time for children to be in school and at play, to grow strong and confident with the love and encouragement of their family and an extended community of caring adults. It …