Mine is a Vote! - with Afro-political Feminist Wanjiru Nguhi
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by Wakili.sha Initiative
1y ago
Happy New Year!! We take a break from hiatus to bring you this very special episode! (aren't they all, though?) 2022 is going to be huge for many reasons, but as we all know, the General Elections are fast approaching and this means a lot to all Kenyans. We chat with afro-political feminist Wanjiru Nguhi about how you can be an active citizen and a part of the change you want to see! We also share our reflections (resolutions) for the new year. As always, we have loads of fun! See you in Season 2! Don’t forget to follow/subscribe, share, rate/review! Subscribe to Wanjiru’s podcast, Mine i ..read more
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IT'S A WRAP - Season 1 Reflections
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by Wakili.sha Initiative
1y ago
It’s been a year since we started this journey. As we wrap up, we sit down to reflect on our first season of this podcast: what went well, what didn’t and lessons we’re carrying forward to Season Two. We have a lot of fun sharing our favourite episodes from this season, our not so favourites, and get to know each other a little more. Thank you for joining us on this journey – and see you in Season Two! Don’t forget to follow/subscribe, share, rate/review! Follow us on social media (@wakili.sha on Instagram, Facebook, Tiktok and LinkedIn and @wakili_sha on Twitter. Wakilisha Initiative on Y ..read more
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What does Juvenile Justice Mean to You?
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by Wakili.sha Initiative
1y ago
On this episode, we reflect on what juvenile justice means to us. We also asked our friends Paul Otieno (AKA Paushinski), Faith Kyalo and Joseph Kihara to tell us what comes to mind when they think about juvenile justice, and they candidly share with us their insights on both legal and non-legal issues concerning children in conflict with the law. As always, we have loads of fun! Don’t forget to follow/subscribe, share, rate/review! Follow us on social media (@wakili.sha on Instagram, Facebook, Tiktok and LinkedIn and @wakili_sha on Twitter. Wakilisha Initiative on YouTube). Learn more on o ..read more
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World Children’s Day: The Story of Paul, a former Child in Conflict with the Law
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by Wakili.sha Initiative
1y ago
It’s World Children’s Day! The theme for this year is “investing in our future means investing in our children.” On this episode, we speak with Paul. He is a senior banker, working as Head of Credit in a financial institution. What you wouldn’t know if you saw him is that he was once a child in conflict with the law (CICL) and went through the juvenile justice system as a child. His story is heart-breaking, but is full of optimism and hope for every child who is currently in the juvenile justice system, their parents and other stakeholders as well. We are also joined by Hon. Lady Justice Ter ..read more
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TRUE STORY: Getting through COVID-19 as a CICL
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by Wakili.sha Initiative
1y ago
What is life like for children in conflict with the law? How did COVID-19 affect them? On this episode, we speak with Tony* (not his real name). He is a child in conflict with the law who shares his story and takes us through what COVID-19 has meant for him, his case, his family and other children in conflict with the law. For those who want to reach out and help, please contact us on social media. Don’t forget to follow/subscribe, share, rate/review! It means a lot to us and our beneficiaries! Follow us on social media (@wakili.sha on Instagram, Facebook, Tiktok and LinkedIn and @wakili_sh ..read more
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Demystifying Child Sex Trafficking – with HiiL Innovation Hub EA, IJM Ke, Childline KE & SPA
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by Wakili.sha Initiative
1y ago
What is Child Sex Trafficking? What causes it? Who’s responsible? How do we prevent it? How do we support survivors? And how do we see justice for victims? We have partnered with the Hague Institute for Innovation of Law (HiiL) Hub East Africa to bring you this very necessary and urgent conversation. We recognize that it’s an emotive topic that’s hardly discussed and often shrouded in mystery. We aim to change that by raising awareness. It is estimated that there are about 20,000 victims of child sex trafficking in Kenya according to IJM Kenya and only a fraction of the cases are reported to ..read more
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KAMAE GIRLS: Welfare in Juvenile Institutions - Part 2
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by Wakili.sha Initiative
1y ago
Are there girls in conflict with the law? Where are they held? What leads them into crime and what are their needs? On this episode, we speak to Ms. Elizabeth Njeri, a Welfare Officer at Kamae Girls Borstal Institution. Kamae Girls is the only girls’ borstal institution in Kenya. Elizabeth has been in the field for years and shares what it means to care for girls in conflict with the law. Jam packed with knowledge – and as always, laughter! For those who want to reach out and help, please contact us on social media. Don’t forget to follow/subscribe, share, rate/review! It means a lot to us ..read more
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Baba Yao: Welfare in Juvenile Institutions - Part 1
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by Wakili.sha Initiative
1y ago
Who takes care of children’s welfare issues when they are committed in institutions? Who protects their dignity? How are they placed into various rehabilitative programmes? What about the officers in these institutions – what are their needs? On this episode, we speak to Mr. Charles, a Welfare Officer who has worked in rehabilitation institutions in Kenya for over 10 years. He lets us into his day-to-day activities, shares the challenges he and others face, and what motivates him to keep going. This is one with loads to learn. From reverse mentorship; to some Giriama greetings; to how o ..read more
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Celebrating the Day of the African Child 2021!
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by Wakili.sha Initiative
1y ago
Every year, the African Union and Member States celebrate the Day of the African Child on June 16th, to commemorate the 1976 Soweto Uprising and to raise awareness on the needs of African Children. The 2021 theme is, “30 years after the adoption of the Charter: accelerate the implementation of Agenda 2040 for an Africa fit for children”. The African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (“the Charter”) envisions a child-friendly justice system. In 2016, on the Charter’s 25th anniversary, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (“the Committee”) adopted ..read more
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Grassroots: Child Psychology and Delinquency 101
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by Wakili.sha Initiative
1y ago
On this episode, we are joined by Ms. Margaret Njihia, who is a clinical psychologist and child therapist. We discuss how the juvenile justice system can affect a child's psychological behaviour, and how we can take care of the mental wellbeing of children in conflict with the law. Listen in to learn about some things we talk about subconsciously that could actually impact the mental health of a child. Let's not forget the fun! Find out a few fun facts about us and our guest as well! Follow us on social media (@wakili.sha on Instagram, Facebook, Tiktok and LinkedIn and @wakili_sha on Twitter ..read more
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