Children

The Torment of Sexual Violence

Every year, millions of girls and boys around the world face sexual abuse and exploitation. Sexual violence occurs everywhere – in every country and across all segments of society.  By Constance Ndeleko Children are the most vulnerable group of people in the community. Considerately, as we speak about justice for children it should be done …

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Improving Adolescent Health

By Constance Ndeleko Child well-being means we take adequate measures to ensure that even adolescent health is incorporated in our planning and advocacy works. During a children forum hosted by Mtoto News adolescents converged to speak on issues affecting their health and well-being in the society. They gave recommendation that should be included to ensure …

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Healthy, happy child!

By Vera Alberta Okidi Every year, on the 7th of April, the world celebrates the gift of good health. World Health Day is an event that commemorates global health awareness. With a lot of things going on in the world right now, including pollution of air, water and other things, new viruses and diseases, natural calamities …

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The Pandemic and Children

By Ivy Maloy Schools to be closed until further notice? Are we ready this time round? Well, whether or not we are, we really don’t have an option. For school going children who had been home for almost a year, some maybe happy to stay home but some may not be. Waking up every day …

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Developers urged to include children washrooms in structural plans

The busy Nairobi –Nakuru highway that is without public washrooms.   By Veronica Bosibori Developers of public buildings such as malls, restaurants, petrol stations and bus termini in the country have been urged to consider including children washrooms in their construction plans so as to create a safe and conducive environment for the youngsters.  The Vice …

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Shoddy, rushed investigations deny children deserved, timely justice

Nyamira County Commissioner, Amos Mariba at a hotel in Nyamira while launching a two-day workshop in Nyamira for investigating agents on children matters. By Deborah Bochere Shoddy and rushed case reports by investigating agents are key factors denying children in conflict with the law and those in need of care and protection in Nyamira deserved …

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