Kenya – Children’s Rights

3.2. Pillar 2: Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights 
Policy Actions [Pages 21-22]

The Government will:

9. develop procedural guidelines for use by businesses, individuals and communities in their negotiations for land access and acquisition. These guidelines will ensure and safeguard the participation of […] , youth, children and other marginalised groups.

3.3. Pillar 3: Access to Remedy
Policy Actions 
A) State-based judicial and non-judicial remedies [Page 25-26]

The Government will:

7. increase the capacity of the labour inspection department to handle labour related grievances, including through: increasing the number of labour inspectors to monitor and enforce compliance with labour standards by businesses, with particular attention to the implementation of mandatory policies to prevent and address … prohibition of child labour …

B) Non- State-based Grievance Mechanisms [Page 26]
Policy Actions

The Government will:

1.  develop and disseminate guidance for businesses on the establishment of credible operational-level grievance mechanisms that are consistent with international standards. Such grievance mechanisms should be responsive to the needs and rights of vulnerable groups i.e. women, persons with disabilities, children and indigenous persons


To ensure that the measures proposed in this NAP are implemented, there shall be a NAP steering committee overseen by the Department of Justice and the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights. The Implementing Committee will consist of representatives from the following institutions: …

12. National Council for Children Services