Country Kenya
Year 2014
Type of Measure Justice > Protocols and guidelines
Form of Violence Sexual violence

Brief Description

The Sexual Offences Rules of Court were passed in 2014 and provide guidelines to courts for proper and efficient handling of cases pertaining to sexual offences against women and children. Under this, the courts are allowed to give orders that:
(a) ensure victims and vulnerable witness are treated in a manner that recognises their vulnerability;
(b) protect the privacy of victims; or
(c) protect the privacy of a child accused of an offence under the Act.

Source of Information

Kenya's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.9

For more information: Sexual Offences Rules of Court 2014