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On November 18, 2016, the Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, launched her office’s “Policy on Children” to “assist the Office of the Prosecutor . . . in its efforts to robustly address [crimes against children] in accordance with the Rome Statute.” According to the press release, the policy will “guide the Office in its efforts to hold accountable perpetrators of international crimes against children, bearing in mind their rights and best interests.” The policy was also created through “extensive expert consultations and informed by the insights of children themselves, the primary beneficiaries of this initiative.” The ICC has dealt with crimes against children in numerous capacities, most notably in the conviction of Thomas Lubanga Dyilo in 2012 for the recruitment and use of child soldiers.