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  • KNCHR Commissioner Jedidah Waruhiu(left) with Kipkosgei Torotich(Right) Second Secretary,Embassy of the Republc of Kenya,Washington DC during a coutersy call at the Embassy.

    KNCHR Commissioner Jedidah Waruhiu(left) with Kipkosgei Torotich(Right) Second Secretary,Embassy of the Republc of Kenya,Washington DC during a coutersy call at the Embassy.

  • From right KNCHR CEO Ms Patricia Nyaundi, Commisioner Suzzanne Chivusia, EU deputy chief Ms Marjaana Sall and Judiciary Chief Registrar Ms. Ann Amadi during the launch of human rights defenders project at Huruma grounds Nairobi.

    From right KNCHR CEO Ms Patricia Nyaundi, Commisioner Suzzanne Chivusia, EU deputy chief Ms Marjaana Sall and Judiciary Chief Registrar Ms. Ann Amadi during the launch of human rights defenders project at Huruma grounds Nairobi.

  • KNCHR Chairperson Ms Kagwiria Mbogori (right) in Geneva attending the International Cordinating Committee (ICC) of NHRI’s in March 2015

    KNCHR Chairperson Ms Kagwiria Mbogori (right) in Geneva attending the International Cordinating Committee (ICC) of NHRI’s in March 2015

  • KNCHR Commisioner Suzanne Chivusia (centre)  signing on behalf of the Commission  Community declaration  with the leadership of Njuri Ncheke council of elders and other state and non-state actors  after a sensitization forum to uphold human rights and  abolish female  circumcision in Meru county

    KNCHR Commisioner Suzanne Chivusia (centre) signing on behalf of the Commission Community declaration with the leadership of Njuri Ncheke council of elders and other state and non-state actors after a sensitization forum to uphold human rights and abolish female circumcision in Meru county

  • (From Left) KNCHR Commissioner Suzanne Chivusia , Jared Kingoina of Anti- female  Genital Mutilation Board,  Josphat Murangiri, secretary general  of  Njuri Ncheke  council of elders and the Catholic women Association representatives displaying signed  Community declaration forms  on abolition of female circumcision  at Mujwa parish, in Meru County

    (From Left) KNCHR Commissioner Suzanne Chivusia , Jared Kingoina of Anti- female Genital Mutilation Board, Josphat Murangiri, secretary general of Njuri Ncheke council of elders and the Catholic women Association representatives displaying signed Community declaration forms on abolition of female circumcision at Mujwa parish, in Meru County

  • KNCHR chairperson (4th left) with other KNCHR leadership during a consultative meeting with parliamentary caucus on human rights members in Mombasa

    KNCHR chairperson (4th left) with other KNCHR leadership during a consultative meeting with parliamentary caucus on human rights members in Mombasa

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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