United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Practice Relating to Rule 134. Women
Section B. Particular care for pregnant women and nursing mothers
The UK Military Manual (1958) contains several rules intended to protect specifically maternity cases and pregnant women.
The UK LOAC Pamphlet (1981) contains specific rules intended to protect expectant women and mothers with children under seven years of age.
The UK LOAC Manual (2004) states: “Pregnant women and mothers of dependent children who are arrested, detained or interned for reasons related to the armed conflict must have their cases considered with the utmost priority.”