Child Safety at Places of Worship

Child safety at places of worship presents the dilemma of religious institutions wanting to be open to the public while still protecting their sanctuaries and their people. They are torn between being trusting and suspicious because places of worship should not be impenetrable fortresses but welcoming sanctuaries. Churches, mosques, temples, synagogues and other places of … Read more

The Link Between Missing Children and Orphanage/Children’s Home Entrepreneurship

Exploiting children in orphanages recognized as trafficking Blog Excerpts from Anti Slavery  : Martin Punaks from Lumos on the legal recognition of orphanage trafficking by the US TiP 2017 report and what it means for children. Around the world, an estimated 8 million children are living in orphanages, despite the fact that 80% of these children are not … Read more

0800 22 33 44 – A phone number that spells hope for millions of children across Kenya:

When a child goes missing, every second counts. Missing Child Kenya is a community led association that works with organizations and individuals in the child protection sector and the public to help share information on missing children using various media platforms and increase search efforts at no cost to the affected families. The goal of … Read more

Profile of a Typical Infant Abductor

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) is  a resource for law enforcement and the health care industry about the topic of infant abductions. Knowing how a typical infant abductor looks and behaves can help prevent these crimes before they take place. CHARACTERISTICS OF “TYPICAL” INFANT ABDUCTOR This list of characteristics was developed from … Read more

Psychosocial Support for Families of Missing Children

When a child goes missing, their parents’ hearts literally stop beating. Families of missing children face a myriad of problems; socio-cultural, economic, legal and mental well-being. Missing Child Kenya had the opportunity to represent the psychosocial agenda of missing children and their families at the REPSSI Psychosocial Support Forum 2017. The bi annual forum held … Read more