A recent online survey of more than 2,500 moms conducted by Vocalpoint.com in collaboration with the Partnership for a Drug-Free America found that moms’ top concern about their children heading back to school is that their child might be exposed to kids who drink or use drugs. The next most popular concern was that their kids might feel pressure to do well academically and feel pressure from tests.
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Almost half of Kenya’s adult population drinks alcohol, and some drink too much, putting their children at risk. Voice of America’s Cathy Majtenyi describes a “family entertainment” spot in Nairobi where children play and parents drink nearby. Scenarios like these are disturbingly common in Kenya, says Jennifer Kimani, CEO of the government’s National Campaign Against Drug Abuse.
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