Activists Call for Measures to Combat Child Neglect

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Some of the neglected children playing at St. Jude Children's Home - Photo by Dominic Ochola

Some of the neglected children playing at St. Jude Children's Home - Photo by Dominic Ochola

In short
The Children’s Act, which came into force in 1996, enables police, community leaders, and local officials to handle infringements of children’s rights. But experts say the law is not an adequate deterrent in cases where parents do not provide for their children.

 

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