Men can now be allowed full custody of their children

Men fighting for the custody of their children can now walk easy as a High Court judge ruled that men can now be allowed sole custody of their children.

Judge John Ndungu tore into the long-held believe that only women can be the cargivers while men are breadwinners to the family.

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With tremendous respect, I find this reasoning to be dangerously problematic. It does no favours to women to espouse these kinds of stereotypes. Moreover, relying on the stereotypes to reach a verdict on an individual and specific case is unfair to the parties concerned,” added Ngugi .

According to the judge, child custody should not be given to one person alone. It should be shared or joint.

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He ruled that both parents have the right to contribute in major decisions affecting the child such as education, education, et al.



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