New policy detailing Rwanda’s vision and commitment to all children approved
17 October 2011: The National Integrated Child Rights Policy and its Strategic Plan were approved by the Rwandan Cabinet on 30 September 2011. The policy offers a comprehensive national document, detailing Rwanda’s vision and commitment to all children. It aims at harmonizing all policies related to children in order to ensure effective coordination and implementation of activities for the realization of children’s rights. In brief, the Policy and its Strategic Plan propose several solutions to reflect the commitment and vision of the Government of Rwanda for its children, in particular they will:
UNICEF has supported the process of developing this policy since 2009, and will continue to support the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion and other partners to implement the provisions of the Policy and its Strategic Plan.