Unswerving with the provisions of Article 15

Unswerving with the provisions of Article 15(1) of the ACRWC which states that children should be protected from all forms of economic exploitation and performing any work that is likely to be hazardous or interfere with the child’s physical, mental and social development of the . Article 32(1) of the CRC which states that state parties recognize the right of the child to be protected from economic exploitation which is similar to the ACWRC.
Article 53(1) (d) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 guarantees the child the right to be protected from all forms of violence including hazardous labour which can be found in the Children Act of 2001 under section 10(1).
Under The Employment Act of 2007 talks about the minimum age of employment as 13 years below which a child cannot be engaged in labour it further says that between 13 years and 16 years of age can take part in light work that isn’t hazardous to their health or unless it’s part of a vocational training programme. The Employment Act defines child labour as slavery or illicit work likely to injure the health of a child it provides for penalties of up to one year imprisonment for employers found employing a child in any activities prohibited by the act; these penalties increase in cases where the child is injured or killed while performing prohibited activities, with the law stipulating that a portion of the fines are to be used to benefit the child’s immediate family.
1. The introduction and operationalization of a 24 hour toll free line known as the child helpline 116 which children and adults can use to report cases of child labour , child trafficking it also provides counselling and referrals from relevant agencies
2. Participating in community based innovations to reduce child labour through education and global projects funded by USAID and implemented by various community based organizations
3. Partnership with international labour organizations to implement programs on the elimination of child labour
4. Strengthening the capacity of institutions responsible for the control and protection of child labour