Parents

Parents, Children and Body-Image

Every time we look in the mirror judging ourselves, feeling imperfect, let’s not forget that we are much more than that. By Ivy Maloy A teenager’s body image can affect everything from self-esteem to choices about clothing, diet, and exercise. It can also lead to afflictions such as anorexia. How can parents help their teenagers …

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The Nightmare of a Missing Child

One Child Missing is one too many– International Missing Children’s Day By Constance Ndeleko THEME: TOGETHER WE CAN BRING OUR MISSING CHILDREN HOME The burden of uncertainty one carries of the whereabouts their child are the deepest emotional torment a parent/caregiver/family/friend and society bares. It is the an unidentified feelings where one minute you burst …

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Defying the cut and forced marriage

Child holding EndFGM placard By Diana Meneto It was in December 2013, when Naneu Timpani overheard her parents planning her circumcision ceremony. By then, she was only 12 years old but understood the consequences of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).  “Through older friends in school who had gone through the rite, I knew that not only …

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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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