Meet Sifaan Zavahir – our new blog contributor

This is an honour, a privilege, but first of all great joy to welcome Sifaan Zavahir from Sri Lanka as our new blog contributor  Sifaan is a father (since 2015) who found himself enjoying parenting much more than he expected: instead of a mix of joyful moments and frustrating moments he discovered a mix of joyful moments and challenging learning opportunities. His experiences in corporate development (in leadership and team building) have given him lenses through which to reflect* on his approach in parenting, and those reflections have, in return, led him to critically evaluate some of the paradigms he was using in his work, creating a fascinating, if somewhat roller-coastery, learning journey. As a strong proponent of restorative justice – rather than retributive/ punitive justice – Sifaan wants to not only raise his son without any physical punishments (neither Sifaan nor his wife had been spanked/hit, so this was[…]

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