Empowerment empowerment as a multi-dimensional social process that helps people gain control over their own lives it is a process that fosters power in people for use in their own lives. Women empowerment actually frees men from the burden of the being the breadwinner and other stereotypical roles in society empowered women are able to raise healthy and productive boys and. The girl child-boy child discussion elicits alot of emotion and hard stands a visit to the aylf small groups in moi university & university of eldoret earli.
The bulk of gender mainstreaming and empowerment programs have been based on the fact that the boy child has everything going easy for him and thus the girl child requires some little ladder. Boy child empowerment programme: there has been a great neglect of boy child in south africa as their welfare is ignored by many many people and organizations have come in to promote the.
The girl child empowerment in kenya has sidelined the boy child pushing him to the periphery the boy child has been ignored for too long the boy child is suffering a life skills crisis and. The african boy-child is under siege in an effort to liberate the girl-child, the boy-child has been left to his own schemes according to unicef, the number of boys enrolling in primary. Transform communities initiative people suffering from the jigger menace are always stigmatized and ridiculed worse are the children since they become the talk of the school and learn.
The boychild empowerment the boy child has been deserted long ago hence the girl child have been overly empowered everyday we see people talking about the rights of the girl child, her. The generation y took a specific focus on the boy child empowerment problem that has seen a society of men who seem to have lost identity and purpose we spo.
‘engendering empowerment: education and equality’, assembled in dakar in may 2010, call for urgent action in support of girls’ rights to education, gender equality and empowerment. As at this date, rights of the girl child and girl child empowerment seem to have taken the center stage in all aspects of life and have overshadowed boy child empowerment as the society. Over the years, lobby groups and activists have focused on empowering the girl child achieve her potential especially in education and job market with varying results however in the process. Making the boy child an endangered species is certainly not the way to go because we may come back one day with this same story of empowerment in favour of the boy child.
In his bid to find his footing, the boy- child is now associated with vices such as drug and substance abuse, sexual abuse and dropping out of school we are sitting on a time bomb if. There is no time that empowerment will be on one level they are coming from a lower level than the boychild what should happen is improved empowerment of the boychild to accomodate the. Boychild agenda international is a kenyan ngo that participates in numerous community development projects, including boy child empowerment, health, education, environmental conservation.