Author Archives: Child Advocacy Blog

About Child Advocacy Blog

Eunice Wambui is my name,a freedom lover with a philosophical mind; I tend to ponder over big questions and am driven by the desire to seek the truth. I have an experimental attitude towards life and mostly motivated by big, challenging problems. The world is my little playground! I believe children are the best gifts to us from God they make our life a little more interesting. Children are close to my heart since I am a proud aunt of four and each day spent with them is a learning experience. You can get in touch with me through my mobile phone number 0716 375 625 or through my email mbuguaeunice95@gmail.com.

Measles

Measles is a serious and highly contagious disease caused by a virus which is spread by coughing and sneezing, close personal contact with infected nasal or throat secretions. Since 2001 more than 750 million children have been vaccinated in Africa … Continue reading

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Importance of Play in promoting healthy child development

Play is important as it enables children to explore and gain skills needed in adult life. Children’s playtime has steadily decreased due to limited access to play spaces, changes in the way children are expected to spend their time, parent … Continue reading

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Right to Education for all children

Education is an essential right which allows each person to receive instructions and to blossom socially. The right to an education is vital for economic, social and cultural development of all societies. The right to education includes the right to … Continue reading

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Immunization

It is estimated that about 3 million children under five years of age die each year in Africa, a significant number of these deaths could be prevented by vaccines. Further reports indicate that one in five children do not receive … Continue reading

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Girl Child empowerment

Empowerment is a process of facilitating, instilling and providing the means for girls to overcome the obstacles they face to attaining full access to their human rights. Empowerment of girls in Africa is key to their transformation into powerful leaders … Continue reading

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Boy Child Empowerment

Over the years, lobby groups and activists have focused on empowering the girl child achieve her potential especially in education and job market with varying results. However in the process of lifting the girl-child, the boy child has been left … Continue reading

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Disabled Children deserve a right to education!

Children with disabilities continue to be left out of school even as some countries assert that they have met the millennium development goal (MDG) to grant every child access to free primary education. With the current trend the second MDG, … Continue reading

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