Practice Relating to Rule 142. Instruction in International Humanitarian Law within Armed Forces
In 2009, in its initial report to the Committee on the Rights of the Child, Afghanistan stated:
Children and armed conflict
275. The MoD [Ministry of Defence] has prepared policies on international laws of armed conflict and has instructed the armed units of the National Army for its implementation. The said Ministry and the Red Cross has also presented “lessons learnt” and experiences on the law of armed conflict for soldiers and officers of the army and cases of human rights abuses.