Spark Back the Men in Them!: In Search of Our Boys

Spark Back the Men in Them!: In Search of Our Boys

by Lilian W. Mathenge

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Overview

In this groundbreaking book, Lilian outlines problems being faced by the boy-child and the underlying societal outcry in this era. She particularly uses close comparisons with current set environment attributing to more males in prisons, gun-violence indulgence, suicide, depression, drug use and substance use, and abuse among other things. She defines possible reasons for the dimmed light in boys.

The hypothesis in this book does not claim to have all answers to the setbacks on the boy-child or any gender controversy. Using her personal experiences as a single mother of a boy and interacting closely with male figures through family and work, she gives possible roots of the problems. But one thing for sure, you will connect with and relate with her thoughts and ideas toward igniting back the flame in our sons. And therefore, champion toward making them realize their positions and purpose in the society.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781984540423
Publisher: Xlibris US
Publication date: 09/26/2018
Pages: 110
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.26(d)

About the Author

Lilian is a graduate instructor from the African Nazarene University. She has interractively delt with students of diverse levels and backgrounds. She has taught for 17 years both as a trained teacher and untrained teacher. Lilian exhibited her enthusiasm in teaching at the Nairobi Primary school where she worked the longest. She also lectured at the Foundation Institute of Africa (FIA) before she relocated to the USA.

Her passion in dealing with contemporary issues affecting the teens and youth was seen as she co-worked at Edupro Kenya, a teens /youth guidance and couselling organization under the presidency of Patrick Maina; one of her key mentors. Edupro Kenya has lately grown to Promentors Africa.

Lilian currently is a co-facilitator of the teens group in the church where she worships(DCFC).And a live director of Men Impact Change; Washington chapter ,a global non-profit organization geared towards honoring men who are doing all they can to positively bring change and visible impact in the society.
Lilian is a single mother of a 17 year old son, Vincent muturi, who has all along inspired her to carry on with the urge to writing this book. She is a strong defender and ambassador of the boy-child, who holds a strong believe in the voice of truth towards bringing back the boys back to course.

In her own words she states, " I may not have walked a single step in the shoes of a man ,but I foresee a thousand steps of a capable and well nurtured boy."

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