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Empowering the girl child: ‘Parenting requires skills and patience’

When 18-year-old Priya witnessed her neighbour, a young girl, being sexually abused by a family member, she did something unexpected. Instead of keeping quiet, she reported it to the girl’s parents, and convinced them to file a police complaint, leading to the arrest of the offender. Priya, who aspires to join the Army, asserts that ‘Duniya wale hazar baat kahenge, par hume ... Read More »

What You Need to be Teaching Your Child Today

Perhaps your mother was like mine when you were a child. My mother taught me that if I had nothing nice to say, not to say anything at all. She also told me the importance of being kind to others and treating others with respect. In other words, she tried to instill in me good etiquette. Etiquette is the practice ... Read More »

Netflix Accused of Glamourising Child Sex Trafficking With ‘Baby’ Drama

HIGHLIGHTS Baby will go into production this year It’s based on an Italian teen sex scandal The racket was dubbed the baby squillo scandal Survivors of sex trafficking urged Netflix on Thursday to can a new show called Baby – inspired by an Italian teen sex scandal – accusing the streaming service of normalising child abuse. In a letter to executives, they accused Netflix of ... Read More »

For Kenya’s Child Brides, School Offers A Break From Tradition

For Kenya’s Child Brides, School Offers A Break From Tradition Halima (right) who was was married at the age of 13 to a man 12 years her senior (AFP) WAJIR, KENYA: Halima’s future at 13 was foretold: a pastoralist’s daughter, she was married to a man 12 years her senior. Next would surely come the first of many pregnancies, and ... Read More »