This study "Effectiveness of the Law in Protection of Internally Displaced Persons' was
carried out in Kenya with specific aims of; establishing the circumstances that lead to
formation of IDPs in camps; effectiveness of the law protecting IDPs; the legal
challenges faced in protecting of IDPs and possible interventions to improve on the
position of the IDPs. To comprehend this, the study reviewed literature from various
scholars on the specific aims as well as different international principles that govern the
protection of IDPs. The study also focused on desk review as well as depended on
materials and statistics posted in the internet on the current trends of Internal
Displacement with references to various sources of Law at both the domestic and
The study findings indicated that, the circumstances leading to the establishment ofIDPs
was due to the factors such as, political wrangles, ethnic differences, land disputes,
inequalities in economic and political spheres .. The study also established the principles
regulating the protection of IDPs to be the Constitution and the CEDA W. However, the
challenges experienced in the protection ofIDPs included; underdevelopment, inadequate
aid, lack of specific legal instruments, violation of; security rights, educational rights,
housing. right of property ownership,whereas possible interventional measures that help
to curb the challenges experienced were suggested as; Resettling disputes, planning and
providing security during resettlement, and considering addressing gender issues apart
from providing humanitarian assistance.
OWENGA, O (2021). Effectiveness Of The Law In Protection Of Internally Displaced Persons In Kenya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/effectiveness-of-the-law-in-protection-of-internally-displaced-persons-in-kenya
OWENGA, OCHIENG "Effectiveness Of The Law In Protection Of Internally Displaced Persons In Kenya" Afribary. Afribary, 11 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/effectiveness-of-the-law-in-protection-of-internally-displaced-persons-in-kenya. Accessed 04 Aug. 2021.
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OWENGA, OCHIENG . "Effectiveness Of The Law In Protection Of Internally Displaced Persons In Kenya" Afribary (2021). Accessed August 04, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/effectiveness-of-the-law-in-protection-of-internally-displaced-persons-in-kenya