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Should Therapy Be Used to Hasten Contact Between Children and an Abusive Parent?

When dealing with family issues, one of the most contentious questions is whether therapy should be used to speed up contact between children and an abusive parent. The answer, despite what some might argue, should be an unequivocal no. Here’s a deep dive into why this practice is not just misguided but potentially dangerous. Prioritizing […]

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Siku ya Mtoto wa Kiafrika; Kulinda Mustakabali wa Watoto wa Afrika

Tunapojiandaa kuadhimisha Siku ya Mtoto wa Afrika, tunakumbushwa na changamoto kubwa zinazowakabili watoto kote barani, hasa katika maeneo kama Congo na Sudan. Changamoto hizi zinaonyesha taswira ya wazi ya dhiki na uthabiti, ambapo watoto wanapitia masaibu ambayo hayafai kwa mtoto yeyote. Kama “mvua ya vuli,” utoto katika Congo na Sudan umefunikwa na ukweli mgumu wa […]

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The Ministry of Education’s Delayed Communication has Left Students Stranded.

The Ministry of Education’s recent decision to postpone the reopening of schools in Kenya due to heavy rains has raised concern among parents, teachers, and policymakers alike. The abrupt announcement, delivered on the day students were scheduled to return to classrooms, has brought questions regarding the competence and foresight of the ministry. Many netizens, myself […]

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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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Nestle Sacrificing Children’s Health on the Altar of Profit

Nestle’s track record reads like a horror story for children’s health. Their latest scandal, tinkering with baby food ingredients depending on the region, is just the tip of the iceberg. It’s a blatant disregard for the well-being of innocent infants, all in the name of fattening their already overflowing pockets. The recent revelations about Nestle’s […]


Digital Justice, Speed vs. Safety

Chief Justice Martha Koome has made a big change by bringing Kenya’s courts into the digital age. Now, people can file documents online and use new tools like the Causelist Portal and Data Tracking Dashboard all across the country. This is great because it could make it easier for everyone, especially children, to get justice. […]

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Why Developing Young Talent Matters

Nurturing the next generation of achievers is more important than ever, especially in today’s rapidly changing world. Whether it’s through mentoring, sponsorship, or simply recognizing and supporting unique talents, investing in young people isn’t just a good deed, it’s a requirement for our progress as a society. Take Coach Veronica, for example. She took a […]

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Why Bail for Alleged Child Exploiters Should Be Reconsidered.

As someone deeply invested in child safeguarding and protection, it’s disheartening to witness yet another case of alleged sexual exploitation of a child surfacing in our society. The recent arraignment of Netzband Tim Marvin, a German citizen, on charges of child trafficking, child pornography, and promoting sexual offenses with a child in Kilifi County, Kenya, […]

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Where Do I Stand??

It has been four months and twelve agonizing days of relentless genocide on Palestine. The images and videos making rounds on Social media haunt me. Children who are innocent and pure are now victims of a never-ending violence. Their hungry cries cut through the chaos while their tiny bodies bears the scars of a war […]

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Do You Always Check the Nutritional Value of Every Item You Buy?

I don’t think so. As parents, one of our most important duties is to take care of the health and wellbeing of our children. Considering the rise in childhood obesity and associated health problems, it is especially important to keep an eye on the nutritional value of the food we feed them. Checking the nutritional […]