An Act to Establish the Children’s Law of Liberia, 2011

Republic of Liberia

The objective of this Law shall be to facilitate the respect, protection, promotion, and provision of the realization of child rights in order to make maximum contribution to the survival, development, participation, and protection of every child in Liberia.

This document includes the following articles:

  • Objectives and Principles of the Law
  • Child Rights and Governmental Duties
  • Parental Duties and Rights
  • Community and Governmental Support to Parents
  • The Child’s Responsibilities, Culture, and Tradition
  • Children and Situations of Vulnerability
  • Standards for Child Protection Practitioners and Organizations
  • Standards in Juvenile Justice
  • Alternative Care of Children
  • Administration of the Law