Children's Living Arrangement
Children Living without Biological Parent
Children at Risk of Separation
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Key Reform Indicators/Progress Markers
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Summary of the outcome of mapping and assessing Kenya’s child protection system: Strengths, weaknesses and recommendations
Determinants of Implementing Cash Transfer Program for Orphans and Vulnerable Children: A Case of Isiolo County, Kenya
Prevalence and number of children living in institutional care: global, regional, and country estimates
School Enrolment and Attendance for Children with Disabilities in Kenya: An Examination of Household Survey Data
Child Developmental Disabilities, Caregivers’ Role in Kenya and Its Implications on Global Migration
The Dark Side of the Internet for Children: Online Child Sexual Exploitation in Kenya - A Rapid Assessment Report
Exploring the Nexus between Social Capital and Individual Biographies of “Care leavers” in Nairobi, Kenya: A Life Course Perspective
Drivers of Institutionalisation
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According to this article from the Global Sisters Report, "Catholic sisters in three African nations — Uganda, Zambia and Kenya — are leading the way in creating new models for caring for children."
According to this article from the New York Times, "a Pennsylvania [USA] man was sentenced on Thursday to more than 15 years in prison for abusing four underage girls in Kenya, where he had operated an orphanage for about a decade before returning home, the authorities said."
In this video, Grace Mwangi discusses the specific support needs of mothers of pre-term babies or those with a congenital condition.
In this video on the Do’s and Don’ts of Care Leaver Engagement, Ruth Wacuka discusses what makes engagement meaningful for Care Leavers and what makes it tokenistic, and in the worst cases, exploitative.
The two primary objectives of this study were 1) to compare recent child abuse (physical, emotional, and sexual) between orphaned and separated children and adolescents’ (OSCA) living in institutional environments and those in family-based care; and 2) to understand how recent child abuse among street-connected children and youth compared to these other vulnerable youth populations.
In a follow-up to a previous article on an illegal baby trade in Kenya, this article explores the experiences of mothers who make the decision to give up their children to traffickers.
This global webinar will delve into the challenges, emerging research from Kenya, and practical country examples from Mozambique, Tajikistan and Peru. The webinar will highlight how children with developmental delays and disabilities can have the best chance to not only survive, but also thrive.
This article from BBC News tells the story of "vulnerable women [who] are being preyed on in Nairobi to feed a thriving black market for babies."
The purpose of this study was to assess systematically Kenya’s strengths and limitations to implement a parent support program using a mixed-methods study design.
This document lays out the concluding observations and recommendations developed and adopted by the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC/the Committee), which considered the second periodic report of the Republic of Kenya during its 35th Ordinary Session.