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OUR WORK

The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC) is the National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) for Zimbabwe. The Commission is created by Chapter 12 of the Constitution as one of the Independent Commissions supporting democracy in Zimbabwe. Its purpose is to promote, protect and enforce human rights and fundamental or basic freedoms. It also protects people from abuse of power and maladministration by State institutions and State officials. This work is discharged in three (3) departments as follows:

Complaints Handling & Investigations

The department is responsible for receiving all complaints of alleged human rights violations that come to the Commission. It is also responsible for making investigations into the reported cases and it can also initiate investigations. This department is also currently..

Education, Promotion and Research

The Education, Promotion and Research department is responsible for developing and carrying out programmes and initiatives for promoting knowledge and awareness of human rights in the country in particular through educational and training programmes..

Monitoring and Inspection

The Monitoring and Inspections department was established in order to fulfil the provisions of sections 243(1)(c) and 243(1)(k) of the Constitution on assessing observance of human rights and freedoms. In addition, the department monitors and inspects ..

THE STEPS TO TAKE IF YOUR RIGHTS ARE VIOLATED

Our Mission

To be an effective, fearless, and independent national human rights institution for the advancement of human rights, that is committed to the protection, promotion and enforcement of human rights and administrative justice in accordance with the Constitution of Zimbabwe and International Human Rights Standards.

Vision

A Zimbabwean society where human rights and administrative justice are fully enjoyed by everyone.

Core Values

Fearlessness Accessibility Independence Responsiveness Professionalism Integrity
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