2.2 Learning outcomes

When you have studied this session, you will be able to:

  • define and use correctly all the key words used in this study session
  • explain why it is important to introduce national laws and policies to protect children’s rights
  • understand how the laws and policies in your country provide for children’s rights to care, to protection from violence and abuse, to information and to be heard
  • demonstrate your understanding of the relevance of these laws and policies for your practice as a health worker.

2.3 Understanding the laws and policies that protect children’s rights in East Africa