Kenya: Over 100 vulnerable children are sexually abused annually

Africa/Kenya/08-03-2020/Author: KNA/Source: www.kbc.co.ke At least 150 children living with disability are sexually abused in Trans Nzoia County every year, according to research carried out by a local NGO, Human Inclusion International organization. The report says children with mental impairment are worst affected. Human Inclusion International project officer Janet Nyangweso sexual violence is three times more […]

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Kenya: Governor Lonyangapuo cautions principals against exploiting parents

Africa/Kenya/19-01-2020/Author and Source: www.kbc.co.ke West Pokot Governor Prof John Lonyangapuo has cautioned school principals in the County over using unjustified methods of exploiting parents over sale of uniforms in schools and other personal items at higher prices. Lonyangapuo said that the heads have turned learning institutions into business premises where they charge parents high prices […]

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Parents urged to install controls for sites accessed by children

Africa/Kenya/01-12-2019/Author(a): Fiona Churu/Source: www.kbc.co.ke The Communications Authority of Kenya is urging parents and guardians to be on the look-out on the content their children consumer online, especially during these long holidays. Acting Director General Mercy Wanjau says the national cyber-security centre had observed a sharp increase in the number of cyber-threats and incidents in the […]

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Wawira Njiru’s Food 4 Education draws global attention

Posted By: bethnyaga  “Ordinary men earn responsibility towards their family; extraordinary men earn duty towards their nation” Photos by Jackson Mnyamwezi This quote by Amit Kalantri ran through my mind while I interacted with Wawira Njiru, the founder and Executive Director of Food 4 Education. Wawira is not your typical 28 year old. At this age, […]

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India: Lost Kids

Asia/India/27-10-2019/Author (a) and Source: www.rt.com By: Russia Today   Every eight minutes in India, a child vanishes. The problem of missing children has reached epidemic proportions. For thousands of boys and girls, the routine walk home is interrupted by being kidnapped and sold into slavery or sexual exploitation. Too many children are never seen again. […]

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