April 25, 2019

#SimuliziZa116: Mtoto Salma asifirishwa toka Ngara na kutelekezwa barabarani Kilosa

Yalikuwa majira ya jioni kunako saa 1:35 usiku tulipopokea simu kutoka Kilosa mkoani Morogoro, Msamaria mwema atoa taarifa katika Kituo cha Huduma ya simu kwa mtoto kupitia namba 116 na kutanabaisha kuwa alimkuta msichana mwenye umri wa miaka 14 aliyejitambulisha kwa jina la Salma (Jina si halisi) kando ya barabara pindi alipokua njiani akitokea Morogoro mjini kuelekea Kilosa.Kimsingi, huu ulikua […]
April 18, 2019

Sayansi inasema wazazi wenye watoto waliofanikiwa wana mambo haya 10 ya kufanana

Mzazi yeyote mwema hupenda watoto wake wasiingie kwenye matatizo, wafanye vizuri masomoni na kufanya kazi za maana utu uzimani. Kwakuwa hakuna muongozo maalumu wa kukuza watoto wenye mafanikio, saikolojia imeweka bayana sababu lukuki za kumtabiria mtoto mafanikio na si ajabu kuona kwamba nyingi ya sababu hizo hutokana na wazazi. Yafuatayo ni mambo ya kufanana kwa wazazi wenye watoto waliofanikiwa.   […]
April 11, 2019

Njia za kuimarisha uwezo wa mtoto wa kike hizi hapa.

Mara kadhaa tumezungumzia umuhimu wa wazazi na jamii kuwapa watoto nafasi sawa bila kujali jinsia. Leo tunawaletea mawazo tuliyopewa na waalimu wa shule mbili za sekondari wilayani Bunda na Kahama. Waalimu hawa wametushirikisha changamoto wanazopitia wanafunzi wao wa kike na wamependekeza njia za kuimarisha uwezo wa mtoto wa kike kujiamini na kujithamini.   Mwalimu Msemakweli alitueleza kuwa siku moja baada […]
March 31, 2019

Utajuaje kama mwanao anafanyiwa ukatili wa kingono?

Kuna swali ambalo watu wengi hupenda kuuliza kupitia Huduma ya Simu kwa Mtoto, namba 116. “Utamjuaje mtu anayeweza kumkatili mtoto kingono?” Kwa ufupi, hakuna alama ya mkatili. Mtu yeyote ana uwezo wa kumkatili mtoto hivyo haiwezakani kumtambua mtu anayemkatili mtoto kingono kwa kumuangalia tu. Vilevile, ukatili wa kingono unahitaji umakini sana kuutambua.   Tafiti zinaonyesha kuwa mara nyingi watu wanowakatili […]
March 15, 2019

Muhali – Raped and married to her perpetrator to save family face.

On February 14th 2019, the helpline received a call from a lady asking for help with her nephew’s medical bills. The boy was hospitalised suffering from urinary system bleeding with little help from his father.   She further told us about her sister’s story, how she got the baby. She said they both were orphaned at an early age and […]
March 8, 2019

Removing images of child sexual abuse online

The first priorities when child sexual abuse (CSA) images are found online, according to GSMA is taking down the images and finding the victim. This process is technically referred to as Notice and Takedown (NTD) mostly by the industry.   Late 2017, my country and in deed the organisation I work for (@SemaTanzania), joined hands with Tanzania government and other […]