October 9, 2018
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Towards day of the girl: Let’s keep fighting for the girl’s right to a good education

I open my eyes just as the first cock begins to crow. It is still dark outside. Yawning and stretching, I get up and hurry to clean the yard before the sun comes out. Then I go to milk the cows and when I’m done, I make tea for breakfast. By then my brother is ready for school in his […]
October 9, 2018
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Kuelekea siku ya mtoto wa kike dunia: Tuongeze juhudi kupinga ukeketaji.

Ukeketaji wa wanawake ni utaratibu ambapo viungo vya siri vya wanawake hujeruhiwa au hubadilishwa. Jambo hili linaweza kuathiri sana afya ya wanawake na watoto wa kike katika maisha yao ya baadae. Wasichana wengine hufariki kutokana na kupoteza damu au kwa ugonjwa wa kuambukizwa kutokana na utaratibu huu.   Wanawake waliokeketwa wanaweza kupata matatizo wakati wa uzazi. kwa kawaida ukeketwaji hufanywa […]
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. […]