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    KNCHR'S CEO Patricia Nyaundi(centre) greets Laikipia University's Vice chancellor Prof.Francis K. Lelo after signing a Memorandum of Agreement on collaboration in Human Rights Education.Looking on is Commissioner Suzanne Chivusia.

  • Outgoing Nairobi based United Nation Senior Human Rights Advisor Uchenna Emelonye addresses KNCHR staff gathering organised to bid him farewell as he heads to lead the Uganda Mission

    Outgoing Nairobi based United Nation Senior Human Rights Advisor Uchenna Emelonye addresses KNCHR staff gathering organised to bid him farewell as he heads to lead the Uganda Mission

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    KNCHR's chair Kagwiria Mbogori (left) and commissioner Suzanne Chivusia Right presents a gift to the outgoing Nairobi based United Nation Senior Human Rights Advisor Uchenna Emelonye at the KNCHR Head Office in Nairobi.

  • KNCHR chair Kagwiria Mbogori flanked by the vice chair George Morara and commissioner

    KNCHR chair Kagwiria Mbogori flanked by the vice chair George Morara and commissioner's Jedidah Wakonyo and Suzanne Chivusia makes a point during a session with the members of the Justice and Legal Affairs Committee at Mombasa.

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    KNCHR'S Patricia Nyaundi deliberating on the death penalty and the rights of prisoners with members of the Advisory Committee on the Powers of Mercy at the KNCHR head offices,Nairobi.

  • Commissioner Suzanne Chivusia(in a sari dress) with Laikipia University administration led by the Vice Chancellor Prof.Francis K. Lelo (in a blue tie) at Laikipia main campus

    Commissioner Suzanne Chivusia(in a sari dress) with Laikipia University administration led by the Vice Chancellor Prof.Francis K. Lelo (in a blue tie) at Laikipia main campus

  • KNCHR CEO Patricia Nyaundi (2nd Right) and Edna Nyaloti (4th Right) with members of the Advisory Committee on the Powers of Mercy after a meeting at the KNCHR Head Office,Nairobi

    KNCHR CEO Patricia Nyaundi (2nd Right) and Edna Nyaloti (4th Right) with members of the Advisory Committee on the Powers of Mercy after a meeting at the KNCHR Head Office,Nairobi

  • KNCHR commissioners led by the chair Ms.Kagwiria Mbogori (4th Right) and members of the Justice and Legal Affairs led by Hon.Samuel Chepkonga after a meeting in Mombasa on Friday last week.

    KNCHR commissioners led by the chair Ms.Kagwiria Mbogori (4th Right) and members of the Justice and Legal Affairs led by Hon.Samuel Chepkonga after a meeting in Mombasa on Friday last week.

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.

Launch of Disability Report

States have responsibility to protect, promote and fulfill human rights of persons with disabilities as provided for in international, regional and domestic laws such as the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and the Convention on Rights of the Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). “From Norm to Practice” is a report that evaluates the extent to which the State has fulfilled its obligations to protect, promote and fulfil the rights of persons with disabilities. It presents findings from 12 counties, which were monitored during the period 2011-2013, and other topical research conducted during the same period including the Briefing on Legal Capacity for Persons with Disabilities in Kenya. The monitoring establishes that there are positive strides towards realization of human rights of persons with disabilities.  Download Report Here

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


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