Practice Relating to Rule 135. Children
Kenya’s LOAC Manual (1997) provides: “Parties to the conflict are to care for children under 15 years of age who are orphaned and who are separated from their families. They are not to be subjected to political propaganda.”
Kenya’s Children Act (2001) states that “where armed conflict occurs, respect for and protection and care of children shall be maintained in accordance with the law”.
Kenya’s Children Act (2001) states: “It shall be the responsibility of the Government to provide protection, rehabilitation care, recovery and re-integration into normal social life for any child who may become a victim of armed conflict or natural disaster.”