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Karamojong Girls Update

August 7, 2021

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We were able to trace the Karamojong girls on the streets of Eastleigh in Nairobi. They are extremely scared of anyone who approaches them fearing those who approach could be with the police and arrest them.

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Human Trafficking

August 3, 2021

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Humans beings being auctioned like goods on sale. Physical abuse, children paying the ultimate price of human trafficking. This is the fate of Karamojong girls coming from Eastern Uganda into Kenya; young girls being trafficked for cheap labor.

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Is The Grass Really Greener On The Other Side?

July 28, 2021

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A week ago, a family in Nairobi received the remains of what was left of their relative’s body at the airport. She had died under mysterious circumstances in Saudi Arabia. She had been reported dead on the 5th of May.

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Maternal Health

July 20, 2021

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Maternal health has become a big challenge in Kenya and the whole of Africa in general. Accessibility to quality healthcare centers is a major issue which contributes to high maternal mortality rates in Kenya. Very few of the women deliver their babies in hospitals; the majority deliver their babies from home.  A huge number of women die every day from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth.  Most of the maternal deaths occur in low-income homes. Young adolescence of ages 10-14 face a higher risk of complications and death as a result of pregnancy than other women.

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Social Problems Facing Teenagers

July 7, 2021

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In our lesson on social problems, dating and relationships, it was clear and sad to learn that many girls have gone through some sort of sexual abuse either in their relationships or in their homes. Sexual assault is a crime that should be reported, and the offenders forced to face the law. Unfortunately, many of these cases go unreported due to the stigma associated with the crime and lack of support from the police when the crime is reported.

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Managing Adolescent Behaviour

July 5, 2021

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Adolescence is the age of change and a transition phase from childhood to adulthood. It is a vulnerable time when children might develop unhealthy habits that grow into problems in their adult life.

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Dealing With Substance Abuse

June 28, 2021

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Substance abuse differs from addiction. Many people with substance abuse problems are able to quit or can change their unhealthy behavior. Addiction, on the other hand, is a disease. It means you can’t stop using even when your condition causes you harm.

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Fathers Day- My Memories

June 21, 2021

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Written by Grace Wandia 

Fathers hold a very special place in the lives of their children, especially for the girl child. A girl who has grown up with a loving dad has more confidence, is happier, and has a very optimistic way of looking at life.

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