Violence against Children in All Care Settings: Africa Expert Consultation

By Annlyne Barbara Oranga The Global prevalence on violence against children report, indicated that African children suffer from violence from their mother, relatives, guardians and providers of the alternative care, while the child line report indicate that children are abused by people close to them. 50 % of which represents children between the age of …

Say No to Child labour

By Liz Busisa There are many kinds of labour that are considered legal in any jurisdiction. These are the kinds of labour practices that are beneficial to both individuals and their communities. However, a particular labour practice has come to be abused over several centuries ago till date that governments and other institutions concerned have …

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 …

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 …