Every 10th of December the world celebrates International Human Rights Day and this year Kenya was not left behind. African Youth Human Rights and Citizenship Development Initiative(AYHRCDI) Kenyan Chapter organised an activity to mark the day on Monday 11th, 10th December having fell on a Sunday. Robert Ouko Omwa, AYHRCDI Kenyan coordinator joined by two … Continue reading AYHRCDI- Kenyan Chapter/ Beacon Teachers Celebrates International Human Rights Day.
A new survey released by National Crime and Research Centre shows that cases of gender violence against men have increased in the last one year. The report which targeted 819 respondents (656 female and 163 male) in 13 counties (Northeastern counties were not included) said current prevalence was 48.6 percent for men and 37.7 percent … Continue reading Gender Based Violence Report.
The cycle of violence/abuse must be broken so that we protect today’s children and future generation from violence and abuse . Children’s memory tend to replay either the torture they have gone through or the rescue they received in time of torture . When the memory of the children who have passed through our hands … Continue reading Break the Cycle of Violence !
As I walk down the road from church,ahead I see a group of children playing on the dusty ground by the road.I can tell that they are enjoying from their engrossment in the play. I too, absorbed in the thick of things; unraveling the happenings of the upcoming Kenyan General elections, which is two days … Continue reading Hi! Mr 116
Baby Pendo died in hospital. The 6 month old baby was hit on the head by police quelling riots in Kisumu, Kenya. Later,she succumbed to the head injuries and the internal bleeding she suffered. The police when asked about it, they said they had to use force to prevent street protest by angry residents of … Continue reading ‘Baby Pendo”
Surely,children when empowered can create change in their world.Below,officials of Child to Child Club sell the first produce of their vegetable garden.The money will go along way to assist the disadvantaged amongst themselves in the school.Onlooking is the patron Dorothy Kisero and the author, Beacon Robert Omwa!!! Thanks Ace Africa, Lillian Odunga, Laura Doresi, Zita Eve, … Continue reading Empowered children.
"Help! Brother help! " But you look at them and glare. "Give me ten cents. " But you continue as though deaf. Parking boy sees a full bin across and runs for it You slam the brakes and call him Monkey! "Move off the road you child of an inferior God! " Me? Child of … Continue reading CHILDREN OF AN INFERIOR GOD