3rd Pan African Conference on Parenting
held 21st - 22ndApril, 2015
Regionally-scoped Reports: View 2015 Research: Opportunities for Strengthening Families through Positive Discipline (KAP) Study: A Multi-Country Research on Positive Discipline and Skilful Parenting in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Rwanda
Conference Report: View here
Pictures: Quick view on Social media
Media Engagement Highlights: Uganda Newspaper Article: Parents tipped on disciplinary skills for children & Listen to Exclusive one-hour interview on Uganda’s popular talk-show, Spectrum, with Radio One.
A call to action: IYF +20
THEME: “Restoring families as the Pillar of Development in Africa”
View call to action here (kindly follow link to endorse/comment and read a detailed background of the call) was developed in Regional Experts meeting, ahead of the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family on 15th May, (and the 10th anniversary of the Plan of Action - PoA - on the family in Africa). The experts meeting, hosted by Parenting in Africa Network, in partnership with ICS-Africa brought together over sixty (60) participants, drawn from 9 countries in Africa, and saw numerous others from across Africa and beyond share position papers under pertinent themes.
Reflections on Africa's Indigenous knowledge on Parenting: Indigenous parenting practices of different communities in Africa (2014)
Through the following links, enjoy PAN’s (recently launched) studies, where we unearth positive indigenous knowledge on how the pastoralist communities of the Gabra and the Maasai people in Kenya, East and the horn of Africa region; Bozo community in Mali, West Africa; Ndebele of South Africa, and the Swahili of the coastal strip of Africa ‘skilfully’ parented. View 30 minute - Documentary below: