STATE OF THE KENYAN CHILD AS REPORTED BY CHILDLINE KENYA
|No.||Main Category||No of Cases 2014-2016|
|1.||Reports of Child Abuse||33929|
|2.||Request for information on education & career issues||1,638|
|3.||Request for information and guidance on challenges with family& community issues||11,025|
|4.||Request for information on child rights and child abuse||19,474|
|5.||Request for financial support towards health and basic needs||4,680|
|6.||Request for information and counseling on matters sexuality||219|
|7.||Others (Prank Calls; Blank and silent calls; calls with insufficient information and or unrelated to the remit of 116)||888,209|
Sandra, a 10 year old girl lives with her uncle and his wife. Sandra is always beaten and shouted at. She is called names like Satan (shetani), and told she is a thief like her father, and is also denied food at times. She is warned not to share the mistreatmentRead more...
For the past 10 years, Childline Kenya has been providing access to rescue, counseling, safe shelter, medical care, legal support and reintegration to children in need. Through the helpline 116, we provide a service aimed at providing a voice for the Kenyan Child.Read more...
In November 2006, the Helpline received its first call. 10 years later, the Childline Kenya staff commemorated this anniversary with a festival dubbed “Tumekuwa - Tamasha la Utamaduni, Michezo na Ulinzi Kwa Watoto”.Read more...
A very high demand for the helpline service versus a low capacity of the helpline call centre to respond. In 2016, a total of 938,909 attempts were made to reach the helpline but only 43% of these were responded to.Read more...