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Christmas Holidays

December 23, 2021

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Schools took off for the Christmas holidays this week. While some schools closed on the 17th of December, others stayed open until the 23rd. There were examinations in all the schools. It has been a tense week as teachers tried their best to meet the curriculum requirements despite the tension going on. It is common knowledge that the burning of schools is related to the examinations carried out at the end of the year.

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I Am Differently Able

December 14, 2021

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Imagine sitting in one spot, not being able to move to the right or left, hungry and not being able to get up and get food, being pressed to go to the toilet but having to rely on someone to do all of this for you.

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Healthy Relationships With The Youth

December 8, 2021

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Engaging in an argument with a disrespectful teenager will not end with a positive outcome. Arguments usually escalate and get out of control. We had an issue in one of the schools this week dealing with rude behavior from certain students.

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Raising A Confident Teenager

November 30, 2021

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Adolescence is a time filled with self-doubt, insecurity and setbacks that leave the teen feeling completely lost and in need of constant assurance. Many teenagers are struggling to fit in, most feel like they are complete failures when they try a skill and fail. Failing in a certain subject, for example, can lead a teen to believe they are not smart.

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Conflict Resolution In School

November 24, 2021

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In view of the disturbances that have been going on in schools, there is need for the students to be guided on conflict resolution. As much as there are many students who are keen on doing the wrong thing, there are many who follow the school rules and are careful not to be caught in the wrong.

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Destruction Of Schools

November 16, 2021

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The country experienced a wave of destruction of school property four years ago, by students burning the schools to the ground. The blame was heaped on teachers who were being very strict on students and not catering to their needs. After a lot of intervention by the Ministry of Education and the heads of school administrations, the fires stopped.

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Myths On Female Genital Mutilation

November 9, 2021

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Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is one of the worst forms of violence against women. Young girls and women in the regions that practice this barbaric custom have been brainwashed to believe they have to undergo the practice in order to be ‘whole.’

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Witch Hunters- Violence Against Women

November 1, 2021

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In the Kisii community in Kenya, the male dominance is such that women rarely rise to elective posts. It is in the same community that elderly women are doused in petrol, necklaced with tires and lynched to death. It is hard for someone outside this community to understand why such barbaric acts are regularly cheered on.

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