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  • KNCHR Chair Ms Kagwiria Mbogori (In blue sweater) engages Deputy Inspector General Ms Grace Kaindi and Internal Ministry Spokesperson Mwenda Njoka during a BBC Sema Kenya show on Insecurity in Kenya

    KNCHR Chair Ms Kagwiria Mbogori (In blue sweater) engages Deputy Inspector General Ms Grace Kaindi and Internal Ministry Spokesperson Mwenda Njoka during a BBC Sema Kenya show on Insecurity in Kenya

  • KNCHR Chairperson Ms. Kagwiria Mbogori and Commissioners George Morara and Suzanne Chivusia address a press conference at our offices to condemn the extrajudicial killings that took place in Changamwe, Mombasa County on 30th July 2014

    KNCHR Chairperson Ms. Kagwiria Mbogori and Commissioners George Morara and Suzanne Chivusia address a press conference at our offices to condemn the extrajudicial killings that took place in Changamwe, Mombasa County on 30th July 2014

  • The IPCRM (Sema Piga Ripoti) secretariat pays a courtesy call to Machakos County Executive for decentralised Units Mrs Helena Kiilu ahead of activation in Machakos from September 11-14th 2014

    The IPCRM (Sema Piga Ripoti) secretariat pays a courtesy call to Machakos County Executive for decentralised Units Mrs Helena Kiilu ahead of activation in Machakos from September 11-14th 2014

  • From Right:Healthstrat Director Prof Sylvia Ojoo exchanges the signed MOU with KNCHR Chair Ms Kagwiria Mbogori. Looking on is KNCHR Commissioner Ms Chivusia and standing KNCHR CEO Mrs Nyaundi

    From Right:Healthstrat Director Prof Sylvia Ojoo exchanges the signed MOU with KNCHR Chair Ms Kagwiria Mbogori. Looking on is KNCHR Commissioner Ms Chivusia and standing KNCHR CEO Mrs Nyaundi

  • Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denomination Delegation led by Bishop Ishmael Mukuwanda (in purple) are welcomed by KNCHR Commissioner Suzzane Shatikha(in a red scurf) for a discussion on reparation processes. Looking on are other KNCHR Heads of Departments.

    Zimbabwe Heads of Christian Denomination Delegation led by Bishop Ishmael Mukuwanda (in purple) are welcomed by KNCHR Commissioner Suzzane Shatikha(in a red scurf) for a discussion on reparation processes. Looking on are other KNCHR Heads of Departments.

Welcome to KNCHR

The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) welcomes members of the public to be partakers of the journey of promoting and protecting human rights for all. A public institution, KNCHR operates on an open door and non discrimination policy that allows Kenyans to freely report any cases of rights violations as well as celebrate gains in the human rights sector. We are non partisan institution that ensures transparency in the work we do. We continuously educate members of the public, state officers and other non state actors on their rights and how these should be respected and also to respect the rights of others.

Towards A Healthy Nation

Kenya National Commission on Human Rights’ output of ensuring the operationalization of Article 43 of the Constitution of Kenya that the KNCHR has partnered with Healthstrat to ensure the right to health is strengthened countrywide. Healthstrat is an organization that works to strengthen systems for delivery of health systems in Kenya.To solidify the partnership, KNCHR and Healthstrat signed a Memorandum of Understanding signifying a vision towards a common goal; that of securing a healthy nation through empowering health structures in counties Read More

KNCHR successfully defends widow in extra judicial court case
Friday 4th July, as our American comrades were celebrating Independence Day, celebrations abound at KNCHR offices following a two year court battle over an extra judicial killing of a father and son by police officers in Kawangware. Mrs Joyce Nyanchama was awarded sh 2 million on each account of loss, herein amounting to Kenya shillings 4 million for the loss of her husband and son in the hands of security agents. Read more...

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Goverment of Kenya  United Nations Development programme      embassy of sweden  Norwegian Embassy   Dutch Embassy Finnish Embassy   European Union UNHCR