Parents need to initiate discussions about healthy relationships, consent, contraception, and the consequences of early sexual activity by providing accurate information and clarifying misconceptions. Parents can empower their children to make responsible choices.
Every parent hopes that their child will grow up to become a successful and responsible individual in society. In our context, education is an important pathway to this successful future.
What comes to mind when you hear about the climate crisis? Perhaps you envision the catastrophic double disaster that struck Haiti in 2021 or the plight of pastoralists in Kenya whose herds are dying out due to drought.
In the heart of Makina, Kibra, Africa’s largest informal settlement, a young woman named Zuhura (20) resides. Everyday grapples with the profound consequences of our society’s failure to provide teenagers with access to sex education.
Sexuality education is a crucial but challenging subject that many parents struggle to speak about with their children. Many times, this is because parents do not know where to start.
Imagine this – a young girl, only twelve years old, finds herself huddled in the corner of her room, tears streaming down her chubby cheeks. Confusion and fear grip her heart as she discovers a big patch of blood on her school dress, accompanied by piercing abdominal pain.