Kenya’s National Positive Parenting Programme Shares Promising Scale Approach

Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) | Kenya’s National Positive Parenting Programme Shares Promising Scale Approach

February 12, 2024 – The Government of Kenya hosted a side event during the 62nd session of the Commission for Social Development to demonstrate its social protection initiatives among local counties and to foster sharing of insights and good practices with member states. Representatives from Ghana and Zambia also attended to present their respective county […]

Cultures Vary and Evolve—So Do Parenting Practices

On October 14th, 2021, Jenifer Fernanda Menendez Martinez (11 years old) dances for her parents Samuel Menendez Rivera (45 years old ) and Iris Martinez Marroquin (43 pars old)in the park in front of her house in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala.

Parenting across cultures varies and is influenced by general beliefs, practices, and values about parenting, children, and life, as well as by social and environmental changes and shifts. Cultural approaches are typically grouped around the western-rooted philosophy of collectivism versus individualism. This is an attempt to classify, compare, and connect clusters of values that exist within and across cultural groups. […]

Exploring Diverse Parenting Practices: Q and A with the Fairstart Foundation

Mother and daughter kissing, Kenya copyright TheFairstart Foundation

Mother and daughter kissing, Kenya copyright © TheFairstart Foundation February 21, 2024, is International Mother Language Day, underscoring the role of languages in promoting inclusion and achieving Sustainable Development Goals. Niels Peter Rygaard, CEO of the Fairstart Foundation, based in Aarhus, Denmark, spoke to the Global Initiative to Support Parents (GISP) about the Foundation’s model […]