The National Children Policy Kenya 2010

National Council for Children’s Services

Policy Vision: The vision of this policy is to create an environment where all the rights of a child in Kenya will be fulfilled.

Policy Goals and Objectives: The overall goal of this policy is to realize and safeguard the rights and welfare of the child. The specific policy objectives include:

  • To provide a framework for addressing issues related to children’s rights and welfare in a holistic and focused manner.
  • To act as a regulatory framework to coordinate the many related policies and legislations that are geared towards the promotion of children’s rights.
  • To provide direction and purpose in establishing social and child protection mechanisms while mobilizing resources for action.
  • To act as a criterion for evaluating and monitoring the implementation of various legislations, policies and programmes on issues related to children.