News and Media

News and Media

Social Media and Technology

July 2019

Posted by on Jul 8, 2019 in news | Comments Off on Social Media and Technology

Social media has created a lot of anxiety among the youth and lowers the self-esteem of those that do not have access to it. When teenagers from the city go to visit their friends in the villages during the school holidays, they intimidate them with their cool phones, iPads, cameras, and other electronic devices.

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Counseling for the Girls

July 2019

Posted by on Jul 1, 2019 in news | Comments Off on Counseling for the Girls

We have been offering counseling and guidance in our Choice Club meetings to the girls we mentor. We have also extended the services to other girls who are not part of the Choice Club, but who are also facing challenges that need addressing. 

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Children’s Rights

June 2019

Posted by on Jun 24, 2019 in news | Comments Off on Children’s Rights

Despite there being rights that protect children, many of them still suffer great injustices. Many have no access to education; they are forced into child labor, early marriages, and easily exploited by some of the people that have been entrusted to their care.

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Teachers’ Role in the Classroom

June 2019

Posted by on Jun 17, 2019 in news | Comments Off on Teachers’ Role in the Classroom

After reviewing the reports, we received from the counselors who managed the counseling sessions at the different schools, it is evident that the students need teachers and parents who are willing to go an extra mile to give them attention and to seek out those who need special help.

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Abusive Marriages

June 2019

Posted by on Jun 10, 2019 in news | Comments Off on Abusive Marriages

Since the year began, we have witnessed several gender-based murders. Many young women and girls have been killed. Most of the deaths are the result of either love gone sour or domestic violence. A few of the women who survived the domestic violence were questioned.

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Menstrual Hygiene

June 2019

Posted by on Jun 3, 2019 in news | Comments Off on Menstrual Hygiene

Menstrual Hygiene Day was celebrated on 28th May.  Girls have been known to miss school because they cannot afford sanitary towels. The use of old clothes, wearing of multiple underwear, cotton wool, and the use of toilet paper has been the trend with girls and women who do not have access to sanitary towels.

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Forms of Abuse

May 2019

Posted by on May 27, 2019 in news | Comments Off on Forms of Abuse

We continue with the Choice Club activities at the various schools. We have noticed a sharp increase in the abuse on women in Kenya, and so the topic we covered today on healthy relationships was very timely.

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Sexual Health

May 2019

Posted by on May 20, 2019 in news | Comments Off on Sexual Health

Sexual health is an important topic to teach teenage girls. Initially, girls used to fear engaging in sex because of falling pregnant; now times have changed. The introduction and use of contraceptives have greatly contributed to teenage girls engaging in sex.

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