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Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Facing Out Child Abuse (child Labour)

Child abuse has been very common as a result of poverty where children are forced to do odd jobs. The society has thus witnessed alot of abuse of child rights as they have had children children undergoing child labour. Even when the laws have not been advocating for it, some families have managed to hire their children to richer men to work as maids or hards boys and missing to continue with their education. However government has become very vigilant and has succeeded to bring down these cases through enforcement of children's act 2001

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  • This story relates to self-esteem
  • This story relates to freedom
  • I saw what happened in the story
  • What happened in the story relates to Government

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 22-30 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Municipality, Kakamega Central, Kenya
 
This story describes a...
a need
a problem
a solution
The story is about...
social
relations
economic
opportunity
physical
well-being
 
 
Who benefited from what happened in the story...
the right people
nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
good idea that failed
bad idea
good idea that
succeeded
 
 
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