Blogpost: BEING HEARD…MORE THAN JUST BEING LISTENED TO

BEING HEARD…MORE THAN JUST BEING LISTENED TO
Written by Lightwell Mpofu

Picture by Anxious Katuruza, from the forthcoming book, FLOURISHING SPRING: Enhancing Children and Youth Participation and Leadership.

Being Heard is more than just being listened to. It is more than just being given the microphone or the megaphone but it has more to do with what happens to the voice of the children after they have voiced out their concern. Is their voice shunned as mere bollocks lacking the sense and wisdom of age? Is it taken to be nothing further from fairy tales and wishful fantasies? Read more...