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This article and video published on the TED Blog, discusses the achievements of Kakenya Ntaiya, who worked with her elders to found a school for girls in her Maasai village. Her story provides insight into the influence that family and kinship, beliefs, gender, peers and school can have on the development of personal and social identity.

Kakenya Ntaiya made a deal with her father: She would undergo the traditional Maasai rite of passage of female circumcision if he would let her go to high sc.

This article, published in The Telegraph explores the meaning of the term ‘Gender-neutral’. It approaches gender as a socially constructed concept, and looks at its implications in raising children in a way that they can make their own decisions about their gender and identity.

Many experts believe that pretend play helps children to develop and work on new skills, thus it is important to encourage dramatic play skills.

This article published in The Guardian, explores the rise of the ‘adultescent’. Using a case study and anecdotal approach it discusses the prolonging of the adolescent stage of development, as young adults continue to live or move back into their parents’ house.

Generation boomerang: Gareth Johnson with parents Carl and Eunice, and nephew Seth