Kenya re parenting breakfast

152 views

Published on

Feedback from parents on Safety in homes and neighbourhoods: Plan International, Childline Kenya and MothersLunchBox share feedback from parents geared toward curbing child-abuse occurring and increasingly rampant in selected neighbourhoods in Nairobi.

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
152
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
3
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Kenya re parenting breakfast

  1. 1. KENYA RE GARDEN ESTATE PARENTING BREAKFAST FEEDBACK HOSTED BY: ICC CARE GROUP DATE: SATURDAY, MARCH 23RD 2013 SPONSORS: Childline Kenya, Plan International, Mothers lunchbox Additional Comments from Parents These fall into 3 categories,  things we can, will and intend to do individually as parents  trainings we would like to see done  suggestions for the future Things we can do individually  Treat every child like my/our own  Ensure good relations with our children; communicate at their level  Watch over and guide all children while playing within the estate  Drive as slowly as possible within the estate  Keenly observe children at play in the estate  Advice and watch the children and the games they play, and correct where necessary  Insist on ‘keeping discipline’ amongst my/our children and also those in the estate on the spot  Engage children in constructive activities  Promote use of the magic words ‘please’, ’thank you’… among children  Monitor media exposure  In cases of child to child conflict, visit the other parent and together engage the children to encourage resolution and understanding  Strive to know who ‘MY’ children’s friends are and make an attempt to introduce myself to their parents Training suggestions  Train the caregivers or domestic workers on child protection issues  Train the child (specific to age) on sexual education  Conduct more parenting seminars on child rearing and parent support; monthly or quarterly  Train the children on how to keep safe, identify what to do if abused and how to protect themselves and others. Other suggestions  Fathers to meet with other fathers to deliberate on issues affecting children in the estate  Create safe play zones for children within Kenya-Re estate  Form a voluntary parenting support group  Pass information online  Get parents to open up and discuss issues as they come up and not point fingers  Engage children in constructive activities communally

×