Each School needs a Social worker!

By Jerry Blessing. Alternative discipline is taking route in Kenyan schools today, thanks to Teachers Service Commission, Plan International, Kenya Network of Beacon Teachers,CREAW among other bodies that Champion for the well being of children.Care givers are dropping the cane.Corporal punishment is being shunned by people who were known to widely use it: the teachers. … Continue reading Each School needs a Social worker!

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Cases of sexual abuse in Kenyan schools: Shocking Revelations !

News of late has been awash of sexual abuse in this school and sexual abuse in that school. This is a worrying trend considering that these learners are found in boarding school. Most parents and well wishers take their children to boarding schools with hope that they are going to find conducive environment to study, … Continue reading Cases of sexual abuse in Kenyan schools: Shocking Revelations !

Learn to say NO to your child.

By Judith Achieng. Everybody wants the best for their children. The very best that not even our parents could give us.In doing this parents often try to give in to every demand made by their children. Children of today get it very easy . Saying NO is also key to a child's growth. Never feel … Continue reading Learn to say NO to your child.

Community Dialogue To End Sexual Violence against Children Netting All.

By Robert Omwa. Monday: Mr. Joram Oyath the Headteacher of Obede primary school calls to report a case of defilement in his neighborhood, this time round it's not his school. Before he finishes the narrative I ask him whether team KEFEADO(Kenya Female Advisory Organization) is visiting Obede primary on Wednesday.The "small man with a big … Continue reading Community Dialogue To End Sexual Violence against Children Netting All.

In need of Safe Spaces for Children.

By Silas Odhiambo There is an acute need of children rescue centres in Kenya. Children institutions like orphanages need to be added if we are to secure the future and well being of our young ones. I have met Beacon teachers and other child workers who have rescued a child from an abusive family,arrests done, … Continue reading In need of Safe Spaces for Children.