Article 29 of the Constitution adopted in 2012 includes the following provisions:
(2) Every child has the right to be protected from mistreatment, neglect, abuse, or degradation.
(6) Every child has the right to be protected from armed conflict, and not to be used in armed conflict.
(8) In this Article, the word “child” means a person under 18 years of age.
Source of Information
Provisional Constitution for the Federal Republic of Somalia 2012, UN Women Constitutional Database
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