Child Rights Op-ed Op-ed

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 […]


Is It Really Depression?

Depression is a common and serious mental illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. Many young people are affected by depression and most of the time don’t even realize. It is said that one out of six young people are going through depression, a big number of […]


Do Broken Families Breed More Broken Families?

A while ago, i was talking to my friends and one asked…Do broken families give birth to more broken families? This got me thinking, because children usually become the main characters in this ongoing narrative as observers of the complicated relationships of love, conflict, and resilience within their households. Their experiences are often shaped by […]

Data Stories Health

44% of Kenyan Adolescents Suffers Mental Health Problems-Study

About 44.3 percent of adolescents in Kenya have had a mental health problem while one in eight met criteria for a mental disorder in the past 12 months. This is according to National Adolescent Mental Health Survey published by the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC), University of Queensland and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School […]