KEY NOTE ADDRESS BY THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE ZIMBABWE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION (ZHRC) MR ELASTO MUGWADI AT THE ZHRC – ZADHR BREAKFAST INTERFACE MEETING WITH HEALTH CARE SERVICE PROVIDERS  |  IMPACT OF UNILATERAL COERCIVE MEASURES ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN ZIMBABWE - PAPER PRESENTED BY ELASTO. H. MUGWADI, CHAIRPERSON OF THE ZIMBABWE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND, 21 JUNE 2016  |  PRESS STATEMENT TO MARK COMMEMORATIONS FOR DAY OF THE AFRICAN CHILD, 16 JUNE 2016  |  WELCOME REMARKS BY THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE ZHRC, COMMISSIONER E. H. MUGWADI AT THE OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY OF THE ZIMBABWE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION HEAD QUARTERS AND NORTHERN REGION OFFICES AT 144 SAMORA MACHEL AVENUE, HARARE ON 27 MAY 2016  |  ADDRESS BY THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE ZIMBABWE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION TO DELEGATES OF THE AFRICA DEMOCRACY FORUM GENERAL ASSEMBLY ON 4TH MAY 2016 AT THEATRE IN THE PARK, HARARE GARDENS ON THE THEME “PARTICIPATE DEMOCRACY 2016”  |  KEY NOTE ADDRESS BY THE GUEST OF HONOUR, VICE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ZIMBABWE ALSO RESPONSIBLE FOR JUSTICE AND PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIRS, HONOURABLE EMMERSON DAMBUDZO MNANGAGWA AT THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY COMMEMORATIONS, CHITUNGWIZA AQUATIC COMPLEX, 17 DECEMBER 2015  |  PRESS STATEMENT BY THE ZIMBABWE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION ON THE INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY COMMEMORATIONS DECEMBER 10, 2015  |  STATEMENT BY THE UN SECRETARY GENERAL ON THE OCCASION OF COMMEMORATIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS DAY 2015  |  PRESS STATEMENT BY THE ZIMBABWE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION ON THE 16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER BASED VIOLENCE, DECEMBER 2015  |  STATEMENT BY THE ZIMBABWE HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION ON THE INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
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Complaints Handling and Investigations

The complaints handling and investigations unit is responsible for receiving all complaints that come to the Commission. It is also responsible for making investigations into the reported cases. The Commission deals with complaints of abuses and violations of rights and freedoms that are enshrined in the Constitution of Zimbabwe and in any international human rights agreements that the country has agreed to sign and any complaints arising from abuse of power or maladministration by the State and public institutions and by officers of those institutions... More

 

Education, Promotion and Research

The Education, Promotion and Research unit is responsible for educating people on human rights issues through various media channels, conducting community outreach programmes, seminars and training workshops.
The Unit is also responsible for developing Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials for use by the Commission in order to promote awareness of, and respect of all human rights and freedoms...  More

 

Monitoring and Inspections

The Monitoring and Inspections Unit was established in order to fulfill the provisions of section 243(k) of the Constitution. The unit is responsible for visiting and inspecting prisons, places of detention, refugee camps and related facilities. It is also responsible for visiting and inspecting places where mentally disordered or intellectually handicapped persons are detained. The purpose of such visits and inspections will be to ascertain the conditions under which these various groups of people live under, and to make recommendations ... More

Reporting human rights complaints

Anyone who is concerned about a human rights violation or abuse of power or maladministration by the State and public institutions and by officers of those institutions can file a complaint.