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1 in 4 Children Worldwide Face Severe Food Poverty Due to Inequity, Conflict, and Climate Crises, Says UNICEF

A recent UNICEF report reveals that 181 million children under five, or 1 in 4 globally, suffer from severe food poverty. This makes them vulnerable to wasting, a critical form of malnutrition that threatens their survival, growth, and development. The report, titled “Child Food Poverty: Nutrition Deprivation in Early Childhood,” analyzes the causes and effects […]

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Over 300 Million Children Victimized by Online Sexual Exploitation

A shocking recent report has revealed that over 300 million children are victims of online sexual abuse each year. Researchers from the University of Edinburgh and UNSW Sydney found that around 12.6% of the global child population has experienced non-consensual sharing, exposure, and distribution of sexual images and videos in the past year. The report, […]

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Government Confirms 2000 School Closures Due to Flooding

Deputy Government Spokesperson Mwanaisha Chidzuga addressed the nation on Monday 13th May 2024,  revealing that over 2000 schools will remain closed due to flooding caused by heavy rains. While some schools have reopened for Term Two, a significant portion remains inaccessible, posing a challenge to students’ education. Chidzuga assured that the government is taking proactive […]

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Upungufu wa Chanjo za Watoto Nchini Kenya.

Vituo vya afya nchini Kenya vimekuwa vikikumbana na uhaba mkubwa wa chanjo muhimu za watoto, huku ripoti zikizidi kujitokeza kutoka katika kaunti kadhaa. Mashirika ya kijamii katika kaunti sita yaliripoti suala hili zaidi ya wiki mbili zilizopita, na upungufu huo sasa unapanuka zaidi, ukiiacha mipango ya msingi ya chanjo kuwa hatarini. Akithibitisha upungufu huo, Waziri […]

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Guide to Child Adoption in Kenya

Child adoption in Kenya is a journey filled with hope, compassion, and legal intricacies. Governed by the Children’s Act 2022 and international conventions like the Hague Convention on Intercountry Adoptions, the process is designed to ensure the best interests of the child while facilitating the expansion of loving families. Types of Adoptions in Kenya Prospective […]

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Is Easy Access to Social Media Causing Social Problems Among Children?

Yes, Easy access to social media especially sexual content is one of the reasons causing social problems among children According to the Director of Bukit Aman criminal investigation department, Datuk Seri, children easily get access to negative things, especially pornographic content contained in social media. It’s the nature of children to want to explore something […]

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 Children Suffer Most in Kenya’s Severe Floods

By Alice Njoki | April 30, 2024 Following Kenya’s worst flooding in a long time, children have been hit the hardest. Heavy rains and sudden floods have swept through towns, causing widespread damage and forcing many people to leave their homes. With at least 169 people dead and nearly 185,000 families displaced, the country is […]

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Over 50 million lives saved in Africa through expanded immunization programme

In the past 50 years, vaccines have played an important role in saving lives across Africa. A recent report from the World Health Organization (WHO) highlights that approximately 51.2 million lives have been spared due to vaccines. For every infant saved, nearly 60 years of life have been gained. Some notable achievements include a significant […]

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 Balancing Children’s potential Inside and Outside the Classroom

In today’s education system, there’s a big debate about whether we’re giving kids the right balance between learning in class and learning from real-life experiences. Traditionally, schools have focused a lot on tests and grades, often leaving out important skills like problem-solving, teamwork, and practical know-how. Some people say we need to shake things up […]

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Concerns in Garissa over Increase in Child Abuse

Leaders, residents, and activists in Garissa are deeply concerned about the increasing cases of child abuse and neglect in the region. Organizations such as UNICEF, the Directorate of Children Services (DCS), Terres de hommes (TDH), and Save the Children are actively working to tackle this issue. Their efforts include developing innovative reporting and documentation methods, […]