Addressing the Challenges of Parenthood in an African Context
This paper discusses the effect of modern social structure on parenting within an African context. It first looks at the traditional approach to parenting and the circumstances that influenced this, then further moved to discuss how these traditional approaches are being influenced by new approaches and social structure. The aim is to identify the missing gap so that policy, legislation, and practices can be adapted to suite the need. The methodology applied was a semi-systematic literature review where the researcher reviewed various published articles and analysed their implication on the same. Three elements of parenthood were reviewed which included: disciplining, sex education, and child labour
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