October 2, 2018
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Je inawezekana mwanao kuepuka vishawishi vya makundi-rika?

Waingereza wanaita ‘peer-pressure’, yaani makundi-rika kwa lugha ya ‘madafu’. Watoto katika umri tofauti wa ukuaji wao wanakutana na vishawishi ama chanya au hasi kutoka kwa marafiki zao. Makala haya yanahoji iwapo wazazi/walezi tunaweza kupunguza uwezekano wa mtoto ‘kuharibikiwa’ kutokana na msukumo wa makundi-rika. Namna gani unaweza kumsaidia mtoto wako kusema ndiyo kwa makundi rika chanya na hapana kwa makundi rika […]
September 25, 2018
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Mahusiano mazuri ya wazazi ni muhimu katika malezi ya watoto

Watoto hujifunza kutokana na matendo ya wazazi wao, kama watoto wakilelewa kwenye familia yenye mifarakano na kutokuelewana baina ya wazazi wao mara nyingi watarithi tabia hizo. Wakilelewa kwenye familia zenye mahusiano mazuri, majibizano yenye kuheshimiana nao watathamini umuhimu wa mahusiano. Tatizo kubwa linalopelekea mahusiano kuzorota ni mawasiliano dhaifu. Udhaifu wa mawasiliano tunaozungumzia ni pamoja na kukaripiana, kutukanana, kununiana na hata […]
September 21, 2018
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116Stories: Child Sexual Abuser Gets 30 Years in Prison

On 11th of January 2018 the Child Helpline received a phone call from a Social welfare Officer in Mwanga, Kilimanjaro, who reported a case of 15-year-old *Rhoda, a form one student at Kifaru Secondary School whose studies were interrupted after her parents separated. She was forced to move from Kilimanjaro to Zanzibar with her Father.   Rhoda was not happy […]
September 14, 2018
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John’s Molester Walks Free

When John was 8, a neighbour sexually abused him. The abuse had gone on for a long time causing bad anal and rectal injuries. His nightmare began when he had to split his time between his parents who were separated. Aware of the separation, John’s neighbour took advantage convincing the boy to go to his house instead of his father’s. […]
September 11, 2018
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Kwa nini mzazi alaumiwe katika ukuzaji wa vipaji vya watoto

Moja ya majukumu ya wazazi ni kulea na kuendeleza vipaji vya watoto wao. Dunia ya leo yenye ushindani mkubwa inahitaji maandalizi ya watoto wetu ili wawe katika nafasi nzuri kushindana. Upo uhitaji mkubwa wa kipaji cha mtu binafsi ukiachana na elimu anayopewa na sisi wazazi ndiyo wenye jukumu la awali kuibua, kupalilia na kukuza vipaji ndani ya watoto tuliojaaliwa.   […]
September 10, 2018
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#SimuliziZa116: Ndoa ya kulazimishwa yapatiwa ufumbuzi

Tarehe 6 Agosti 2018 tulipokeaa simu kutoka kwa msamaria mwema aishie wilayani Mpwapwa, alitusimulia kisa cha binti wa miaka 16 aitwaye Dora (sio jina halisi) binti huyu alikatishwa masomo yake ili aolewe.   Binti huyo aliishi na mama yake na kaka yake ambao ndio wamekua wakimsumbua kumlazimisha kuolewa kitendo ambacho ni kuinyume cha haki za watoto. Kitendo hiki kilimsukuma msamaria […]