September 21, 2018

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

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

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

#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 […]
September 5, 2018

#SimuliziZa116: Baba apandishwa kizimbani kwa ukatili wa kingono kwa mwanae.

Tarehe 7 Disemba 2017 tulipokea simu kutoka kwa mama aliyeongea kwa uchungu mkubwa. Alijitambulisha kama mama Mariam mkazi wa wilaya ya Temeke jijini Dar es salaam. Alitueleza kuwa aliyekua mumewe ambaye ni baba wa Mariam alimtorosha mtoto wao kwenda mkoani Songea bila idhini yake.   Mama huyo alieleza kuwa alipigiwa simu na mama wa kambo wa Mariam akieleza kutoridhishwa na […]
September 4, 2018

Ijue sheria ya viboko mashuleni

Hivi karibuni na hasa juma hili kumekuwa na taarifa za matukio mengi ya walimu kuwaadhibu wanafunzi kwa viboko kiasi cha kupelekea vifo, maumivu makali, majeraha na hata ulemavu. Adhabu hizi zimekuwa zikitolewa na walimu bila kuzingatia miongozo ya kanuni na sheria za utoaji adhabu dhidi ya makosa mbalimbali zilizowekwa na serikali kwa mujibu wa sheria na hivyo kupelekea madhara makubwa […]