Without such programmes, demobilised child soldiers may not be able to fully enjoy the right to education.

Human Rights Standards: 

Articles 6 (3) & 7, Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict; Article 39, Convention on the Rights of the Child; Article 22 (3), African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child; Article 7 (2) (b) (c), ILO 182 Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention.