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