posts under Girl & Boy Child category

20 Jun


The effect of domestic violence on children and toddlers is far reaching than people are aware of. Domestic violence has long term effects on adults that witnessed abuse as a child. 1. Child abuse is not only about sexual abuse. Children who have witnessed domestic violence may suffer all kinds of traumatic disorders and nave […]

20 Jun

Jaundice In New Born Babies

Last week my young intern called, when we all took time off, that her 2 day old nephew had to be taken to the hospital because of a noticed eye discolouration. I wondered what that could be.  She told me later that he was diagnosed as having ‘jaundice’.  Then I remembered that a cousin had […]

17 Jun

THE AFRICAN CHILD: Challenges & Plausible Solutions

On June 16, 1976, about ten thousand black school children, in Soweto, South Africa, marched in a column more than half a mile long, protesting the poor quality of their education and demanding their right to be taught in their own language. Hundreds of young students were shot down, the most famous picture being Hector […]

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