August 27, 2018

Here is why you should avoid posting your child’s pictures online

A colleague saw this comment on Facebook and we felt compelled to share it with our readers on this platform as well.   Here goes the story…   You are perusing through your Facebook page and a pop up notification appears. A guy sends you a friend request. You don’t know him, but he has got an appealing profile picture, […]
August 21, 2018

Is corporal punishment a solution in managing disobeying children?

In Tanzania, the rates of corporal punishment as a tool to manage children’s misconduct is still high. This article is hinged on the conversation we had with Dr. Nkuba Mabula (PhD), a researcher from the University of Dar es salaam College of Education, whose work scrutinizes the use of corporal punishment in managing children’s misbehavior.   In his study, Dar […]
August 21, 2018

Je adhabu ya viboko inafaa katika kudhibiti tabia zisizofaa kwa watoto?

Makala haya yametokana na mazungumzo baina yetu na mtaalamu wa malezi Dr.Nkuba Mabula (PhD) wa Kitivo cha Elimu na Saikolojia Chuo, Kikuu Cha Dar Es Salaam. Dr. Nkuba ameeleza kuwa wazazi wengi wanaotumia adhabu ya viboko huamini kwamba adhabu hizi humjengea mtoto tabia sahihi, maadili, uwezo wa kujitawala – kwamba tabia njema hujengwa kwa kumnyanyasa mtoto ama kumpa maumivu, humfunza […]
August 16, 2018

8 tips on being the best father you can be from gender equality activists around the world

Our partner network organisation MenCare asked about 100 partners, practitioners, activists, and researchers from 50 countries to provide advice for fathers. What emerged was an abundance of thoughtful recommendations for gender-equitable caregiving for fathers and for all male caregivers, including those men who play influential roles in children’s lives as family members, teachers, coaches, and more. Here are eight pieces […]
August 14, 2018

Ubongo wa mtoto hutengamaa ndani ya siku 1000 za mwanzo

Hivi ni kina mama, kina baba na walezi wangapi wanafahamu namna siku 1,000 za mwanzo za utoto zilivyo muhimu kwa maisha ya mtoto na namna gani tunaweza kufikisha ujumbe wa umuhimu wa siku za mwanzo utotoni katika jamii zote nchini.   Wataalamu wanasema ubongo hukua kwa kasi kubwa katika siku 1,000 za mwanzo wa uhai wa binadamu. Hiki ni kipindi […]
August 7, 2018

Mambo manne ambavyo mama unayenyonyesha unapaswa kuyazingatia

Ripoti iliyotolewa mnamo tarehe Mosi Agosti 2017 na Shirika la Afya Duniani (WHO) inaonyesha kuwa unyonyeshaji wa watoto ni jambo muhimu sana kwa kuwa unamsaidia mtoto kuepukana na magonjwa ya kuharisha na yale ya mapafu ambayo ndiyo magonjwa sugu yanayosababisha idadi kubwa ya vifo kwa watoto wachanga kote Duniani. Ripoti hiyo ilibainisha kwamba maisha halisi ya mtu mzima huathiriwa na […]