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Celebrating DAC & WCD 2023: Creating a Safe and Accessible Digital Environment for Children

Season 2, Ep. 3

Happy World Children’s Day!!! 

The Wakili.sha Podcast is back! We are back with a series celebrating World Children’s Day 2023. This year, we celebrate under the theme, “Inclusion for Every Child.” Inclusion of their voices in decision-making processes, in access to education, access to justice, digital literacy and safety.  

We are sharing the enlightening panel discussions we had during our Day of the African Child celebrations earlier this year. We brought together stakeholders in the justice and digital industries, discussing “Child justice in the Digital Environment”. We trained 20 children in conflict with the law and 20 at-risk children on digital literacy and safety. We also conducted media training with 15 media practitioners.


On this episode, Panel 3 discusses “Creating a Safe and Accessible Digital Environment for Children in Conflict and Contact with the Law”. The Panel was moderated by Terry Muikamba, Radio Presenter at HOT96, Lawyer and Child Rights Champion. The Panel featured Athena Morgan, Lawyers Hub Fellow & Regional Project Manager for Africa at International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children (ICMEC); our own, Caren Wanjau, Legal Department Co-Director at Wakili.sha Initiative; and Elvis Cosmos, then Graduate Assistant at the Strathmore Law Clinic. We were also honoured to have Eunice Kilundo, Child Protection and Advocacy Manager at ChildFund Kenya, pre-record some answers as she could not make it in person.  

Keeping up with tradition, we play a fun little game at the end!


This marks the end of our short WCD x DAC series but be sure to look out for more episodes and follow our social media pages for the latest activities and ways to plug in.


Do tune in, rate, review and subscribe! Please share your thoughts with us here and on social media.


The report and links to our social media pages are available here: https://linktr.ee/wakili.sha 

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